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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

Interesting YA novel about a 16 year old boy in an 1962 England and how is life is changed by an inspirational, yet disturbing relationship with another teen. Slow going at first but the pace and intensity build. Read full review

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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

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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

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User Review  - stephaniechase - LibraryThing

Strange little book, with a simple yet intriguing story. Read full review


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