War Boy - Kief Hillsbery Reviews
Description:ISBN 0330392727 / Author: Kief Hillsbery / Genre: Fiction / Fleeing his father, 14-year-old Radboy takes to the road with Jonnyboy, an ... more
War Boy - Kief Hillsbery ... older friend who has become the only person he trusts. When Jonnyboy drops out of sight, Radboy stays behind in San Francisco where the undergound world inspires his own burgeoning sexual and emotional desires.
Newest Review: ... after his dad tries to kill him when drunk. Rad Boy's family are well known through out the neighbourhood, although not ... more
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by - written on 31/08/01, updated on 31/08/01 (Very useful, 154 readings)
War Boy is the tale of a deaf mute skater named RadBoy and his disparate group of friends. It combines punk, drugs, skating, music, drugs, eco-politics and love. The story is told entirely from the main character's perspective. This works really well, although it is quite an unusual approach. One of the particularly brilliant things about this book is the way the that the author has really captured the way that Rad Boy thinks. There is a real back and forth element to it. Its difficult to describe but Rad Boy will think something, and will then refer straight back into it with the next sentence. Once you get used to this pattern it works really well. ... Read the complete review
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