Black Swan Green

A Novel

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Ha scritto il 06/10/11
I'm a sucker for growing-up novels. This is just as delicious as "Holes" by Louis Sachar. BSG, however, is perhaps even more gripping with its social realistic setting.
Ha scritto il 24/05/08
I want to give this book 5 stars. Another tour de force from David Mitchell, my favourite writer.Black Swan Green is a journal-like narrative of Jason Taylor, a stammering 13-year old boy from Black Swan Green, a village in Worcestershire, the UK
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 05/12/07
I love growing-up books, especially those where you can tell the kids within are not going to emerge into the adult world all shiny and happy - no, they won't even settle for normal . I've read too many to list, but so far the notable ones include
  • 2 mi piace
Ha scritto il 30/04/07
This novel is about the minefield that daily life forms for a thirteen-year old boy with a stutter, who's parents do not get along. It's part Adrian Mole, but lots wiser. I absolutely loved it.
  • 3 mi piace
Ha scritto il 24/12/06
Semi-autobiography of David Mitchell. Nicely plotted, beautifully written (though many of his fans and critics do think he toned down a little bit too much in this book). But I guess this style suits this book the best? It's about the 13 months a 13
  • 6 mi piace

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