The Dare - John Boyne Reviews
Description:ISBN 0552775290 / Genre: Fiction / Author: John Boyne / Paperback / 299 Pages / Book is published 2009-03-12 by Black Swan
Newest Review: ... most 12 year old boys are when they have 6 weeks off school.He intends to spend his time with his friend and neighbour Luke ... more
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At the start of his school holidays, Danny Delaney is looking for ...
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by - written on 15/01/12 (Useful, 257 readings)
Published by Galaxy Quick Reads http://www.quickreads.org.uk/ Written by John Boyne in 2009 http://www.johnboyne.com/ This story is about a 12 year old boy who`s family is falling apart after his mother has been involved in an accident. It is the start of the summer holidays and Danny Delaney is excited like most 12 year old boys are when they have 6 weeks off school.He intends to spend his time with his friend and neighbour Luke who lives with his mother and her partner next door.After playing with Luke all day Danny returns home and soon he can tell that something is wrong ,his mother is not yet home ... Read the complete review
by - written on 03/02/10 (Very useful, 126 readings)
I wasn't sure of the subject matter of this book, as I have a young son myself. Nevertheless, I have been impressed with the majority of the Quick Reads books I have read recently, and so I gave it a go. It deals with the aftermath of an accident where a young boy has been run over, and how the woman driving the car is affected, as well as her family. It's told from the perspective of the woman's 12 year old son, Danny Delaney, and thus reads very much like a children's book, as if a child had written it. The subject matter, though, is probably not best for a child to read, and I would suggest it aims more at teens and young adults than anyone ... Read the complete review
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