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User Review  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

I'm pretty seriously surprised this book gets the praise it does. The level of homophobia is extreme--we cheer for Spud leading on 3 girls, but the gay kids are punished for trying to have a sex life ... Read full review

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User Review  - GreenBabyWhales - LibraryThing

In John van de Ruit's Spud, we are supposed to be peering into the title character's diary during his first year at boarding school; however, this epistolary novel had nothing unique or interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - kambrogi - LibraryThing

This is a much-recommended book in South Africa, and it joins the large recent collection of memoirs of the apartheid era, although this one is marketed as fiction. It had about as much appeal to me ... Read full review


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