Jacob Hunt is a teenager: brilliant at maths, wicked sense of humour, extraordinarily organised, hopeless at reading social cues. And Jacob has Asperger's. He is locked in his own world - aware of the world outside, and wanting to make a ...
connection. Jacob tries to be like everyone else, but doesn't know how. When his tutor is found dead, all the hallmark behaviours of Jacob's syndrome - not looking someone in the eye, odd movements, inappropriate actions - start looking a lot like guilt to the police. And Jacob's mother must ask herself the hardest question in the world: is her child capable of murder?
It's been a long time since I've read a really good book by Picoult, but thankfully this one delivers. It is a real page turner and, although it doesn't have the twist that most of Jodi's books have, it would have to be one of my favourites by this
..." author. I particularly loved the voices of Jacob, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome and becomes so frustrated trying to make 'normal' people understand him and Emma, who gives a wonderful insight into raising a child with Asperger's. A great read!Continua...Nascondi
An excellent and special novel that also in a way also serves as a guide to the mental syndrome known as autism. I also have autism and was interested and amused when I picked it up, hoping to scan through it quickly, yet I was hooked until I
..." digested the amazing contents.Continua...Nascondi