Josie and Jack: A Novel
Publish date: 2005-02-04
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
I read this years ago and fell in love with the characters, writing and story. It's a beautiful, beautiful book that I would recommend to anyone who happens to bump into me whilst I'm reading it.I remember it was called something different then, though I may be mistaken.Will read again and write a b...
Josie and Jack are being raised by a professor father, who acts like he's mad. They have never gone to school and have always each other's companion. Jack manipulates Josie into situations and then turns on her and anyone else who is around. She's hanging on to her sanity by the skin of her teeth...
Dark and a little strange sort of like Flowers in the Attic at times.The only thing that let it down was the ending it was too sudden and out of character.
Read this in one sitting at B&N while I should have been doing my Christmas shopping, it's that quick of a read. It's also that gripping a story, too, if you consider the holiday crowds and chaos that surrounded me as I read. The subject matter is handled well, and the story itself is engrossing. ...