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User Review  - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing

Interesting. Nearly a fine book but missed the grade somehow. I got the feeling that it meant much more to the author but she wasn't really prepared to share with the reader when it came down to it. Shame because it was full of good rich ideas about identity and how it is formed. Read full review

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User Review  - katie1802 - LibraryThing

This was certainly one of the most interesting books I have ever read, everything about it was just so unorthodox, and not necessarily in a good way. It was the least captivating book ever, and even ... Read full review

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User Review  - kk1 - LibraryThing

Liked it - story of a young boy sneaking away from the tyranny of his school, to hang out with a friend, who lives alone in a hut, on an island cut off by the tide, with no rules. Read full review

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User Review  - lizpatanders - LibraryThing

An intriguing novel filled with obscure characters. I enjoyed this book, although I thought it was exceptionally odd and maybe could have used more development. For me it was largely about the main ... Read full review

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User Review  - hairball - LibraryThing

I think this book held more promise than it delivered. I want to know why there aren't more books about public education for girls in England. Was it not a similarly scarring experience? I was hoping for the narrator to drown himself at the end, but alas! No such luck. Read full review

Review: What I Was

User Review  - Beckybookworm - Goodreads

So I have just finished the book 'What I was' by Meg Rosoff. I heard about her when we read 'brides farewell' in our English class at school. I didn't really like the storyline of Brides Farewell ... Read full review

Review: What I Was

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

i want to give this to be a 3.5, but ultimately i don't know what to make of it. ultimately i guess it's somewhere around a 3.5 because of how deeply i love this type of prose. i'm just unsure about ... Read full review

Review: What I Was

User Review  - Xander - Goodreads

[[SPOILERS]] I found this book both disappointing and entertaining. It grabbed my attention immediately and I didn't stop reading it because their friendship was interesting to the point that I couldn ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

Hmm, an odd little story. I'm surprised we didn't catalog it (or it wasn't published) as YA. Maybe a little too "lyrical" for me. Read full review

Review: What I Was

User Review  - Liberty Gilmore - Goodreads

What's Good About It Meg Rosoff does write beautifully. Her prose is haunting and perfectly captures the intensity of the relationship between the main character and Finn, and the backdrop against ... Read full review


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