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by Craig Silvey
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 12 months ago
A few months ago, I accidentally joined a book club (long story). The first book chosen was Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey. Immediately, at least a couple of objections sprung to my mind: 1. Australian fiction and I don't have a harmonious track record. 2. Generally, literary fiction is not my ja...
Crash My Book Party
Crash My Book Party rated it 4 years ago
When the cover of a book states it is "the Australian To Kill A Mockingbird" (The Monthly), you have to admit this is a pretty big call to make. It's enough to make you prick your ears up and make you doubt the book, all in the same breath. And while I usually dislike such comparisons, I have to agr...
Emerjas
Emerjas rated it 4 years ago
Jasper Jones is set in 1965 in Australia. 13 year old Charlie is surprised one night by a knock at his window. Jasper Jones, a mixed-race outcast in their town, has discovered the dead body of a girl and wants Charlie's help in finding out what happened. Faced with this horrible discovery, Charlie b...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: impac-longlist, paper-read, summer-2011, young-adult, washyourmouthout-language, racism, mystery-thriller, one-penny-wonder, period-piece, sport Read from June 08 to 09, 2011 Jasper Jones has come to my window. I noticed a comment where it is stated that JJ, the novel, begins badly, s...
Claudia The Conquerer
Claudia The Conquerer rated it 5 years ago
I've read this for my school English class novel study and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked it. You know me, Aussie writers are my favourite, but the genre and the whole 'small town, murder' plot doesn't usually sit great with me. But. Craig Silvey is a genius (plus, he's only 28 years...
Ageless Pages Reviews
Ageless Pages Reviews rated it 5 years ago
Don't mind me, I'm just crying over here in the corner.
Stuti's blog for depleting ships
Stuti's blog for depleting ships rated it 5 years ago
Jasper Jones has come to my window.I have been in love with Jasper Jones for a long time. Long before I broke the spine of the book. But that is none of your concern.[b:Jasper Jones|8407173|Jasper Jones|Craig Silvey|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1275886753s/8407173.jpg|6560290] isn't really a murder ...
tinasimms
tinasimms rated it 5 years ago
I'll keep this as non-spoilery as possible. The book is about a boy named Charlie who is visited one night by the town sensation, Jasper Jones. Jasper has a poor reputation, and is known only through the rumors that spread throughout Corrigan. But as Charlie gets to know Jasper, and realize tha...
Mandafofanda Reads Lots
Mandafofanda Reads Lots rated it 5 years ago
A beautiful love story to [b:To Kill a Mockingbird|2657|To Kill a Mockingbird|Harper Lee|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327879116s/2657.jpg|3275794].
AshleyR
AshleyR rated it 5 years ago
3.5 stars
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