Creature of the Night
Publish date: June 5th 2008
Publisher: Bodley Head
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
I'm surprised that I liked this book as much as I did. From the plot description, I thought I was getting a dark urban fantasy. I ended up getting much more of a gritty urban contemporary. The former is right up my alley, the latter is not. And yet, I was fairly glued to it. All credit goes to Kate ...
Summary: A family consisting of one irresponsible mother, one delinquent teenage boy (read: our hero), and one bed-wetting younger brother move from Dublin to a ramshackle house in rural Ireland whose last inhabitant may have run off in the middle of the night, may have met with foul play, or may ha...
A suspenseful mystery/thriller with a touch of magic featuring a troubled teen and an Irish setting.
in a sentence or so: Bobby, his mom, and his half-brother Dennis are moving to the country to escape Dublin. Bobby needs to get away from his no-good friends (says his mom) and his mom needs to get away from the debt-collectors (says Bobby). but life in the country brings on more mystery than any of...
This story of a troubled Irish family who move to the countryside so that the 14-year-old protagonist can get away from the life filled with robbery, drugs and drinking he knows in Dublin is, for the most part, engaging and not quite what I expected. I normally really dislike characters like Bobby, ...
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