Caitlin is spending the summer on the windswept island that is her home. She is caught between girlhood and maturity, and feels utterly isolated from the rest of the world. Then she meets Lucas, who is the embodiment of freedom and honesty. She is instantly drawn to him. But Caitlin must also... show more
Caitlin is spending the summer on the windswept island that is her home. She is caught between girlhood and maturity, and feels utterly isolated from the rest of the world. Then she meets Lucas, who is the embodiment of freedom and honesty. She is instantly drawn to him. But Caitlin must also grapple with the darker forces that seem to be confronting her family. Lucas himself further complicates matters when he is hunted for an awful crime that Caitlin herself becomes involved in.
Publish date: March 1st 2004
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Young Adult Contemporary
This book seems very similar to one I just read recently. Nevertheless I enjoyed it a lot. It's set on an island where our female protagonist meets Lucas, a unique boy who is a newcomer to the island and lives by himself away from anyone. The plot kept me on edge, there were a number of unsavoury...
Lucas left a deep impression on me. The story is beyond my expectation, and it's a good thing. Caitlyn lives on an island with her own complications with the people around her. Her dad drinks too much, but loves her. Her brother seems to be mixing in the wrong crowd. Caitlyn craves for something ...
"Chwile, które wydają nam się wyjątkowe, bardzo szybko giną w codzienności." Czego szukamy w książkach? Nauczki? Chwili relaksu? Wytchnienia? Oderwania od rzeczywistości? Czy może wylania z siebie wszystkich emocji które wzbierają w nas od dłuższego czasu? "Wolałabym nie musieć dorastać. Świat sta...
I read this book on a recommendation and semi-enjoyed the ride. I’ll start by saying the cover is very misleading. The cover has a catch line about love and hate and features an angry looking kid. It’s not about that—at all.The British male author did an excellent job avoiding Anglicisms and deliver...
No matter how many times I read this book, I still hope for the ending to change. I know it never will, I know what happens is inevitable and will leave me in tears, but I still read with hope.This book is haunting. Once you read it, it will stay with you forever. A hot summer day will make you thin...
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