Liar and Spy
Georges (the s is silent) has a lot going on. He's having trouble with some boys at school, his dad lost his job and so his mum has started working all the time - and they had to sell their house and moveinto an apartment.But moving into the apartment block does bring one good thing - Safer, an... show more
Georges (the s is silent) has a lot going on. He's having trouble with some boys at school, his dad lost his job and so his mum has started working all the time - and they had to sell their house and moveinto an apartment.But moving into the apartment block does bring one good thing - Safer, an unusual boy who lives on the top floor. He runs a spy club, and is determined to teach Georges everything he knows. Their current case is to spy on the mysterious Mr X in the apartment above Georges.But as Georges and Safer go deeper into their Mr X plan, the line between games, lies, and reality begin to blur.
Publish date: October 4th 2012
Publisher: Andersen Digital
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
I liked this book, but everything felt a little too quirky this time around. Like there are no "normal" characters that I can remember (except maybe Safer's mom and even she was a little weird). Some readers might find that annoying. I liked the story though. The twist felt abrupt to me, but about...
Title: Liar & Spy Author: Rebecca Stead Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Publication Date: Aug 7th 2012 Page Numbers: 180 pages Blurb When seventh grader Georges (the S is silent) moves into a Brooklyn apartment building, he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old coffee-drinking loner and self-appointed spy. G...
I found it to be charming and amusing, up until about the last 40 pages. And then it became thoughtful, and poignant in a way. The characters are unique and get some nice development. I was all ready to give it three stars, for being entertaining but not overly memorable. Then the end made me recons...
Dit was echt een super leuk boek om te lezen. :) Georges (de s spreek je niet uit) verhuist naar een nieuw huis, daar ontmoet hij Kitser en zijn familie. En zo begint het avontuur.Georges was een heel erg leuk personage om te lezen. Hij was grappig en slim, maar ik vond hem ook zielig. Zijn moeder d...