So Much to Tell You
Winner of Australia's Book of the Year Award. Set in Australia and written in the form of a diary, this is the tragic story of the effects of divorce and her parents' anger on a young woman's life. "Remarkable...few readers will come away from the portrait of Marina's ordeal unshaken.... show more
Winner of Australia's Book of the Year Award. Set in Australia and written in the form of a diary, this is the tragic story of the effects of divorce and her parents' anger on a young woman's life. "Remarkable...few readers will come away from the portrait of Marina's ordeal unshaken. "--Publishers Weekly
Publish date: July 29th 1990
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, High School
, School Stories
, Boarding School
Series: So Much to Tell You (#1)
Accidentally scarred by her acid-throwing father, Marina has retreated to protective silence.This was Marsden's first book in 1987, but you'd never know. There's a maturity and a confidence in the storytelling and the characterisation that belies the fact this is a debut. Marsden takes his character...
So much to tell you, titolo originale del romanzo, è il primo libro scritto da John Marsden, autore che abbiamo avuto modo di conoscere lo scorso anno, grazie all'uscita del libro e del film Il domani che verrà. Se nella famosa serie si parlava di guerra e di distruzione, in Ho così tanto da dirti c...
I first read Marina's story when I was in year 7 and it has never left me. I have never forgotten her, as promised on the blurb. My second read, years later, was just as moving as the first.Due to a horrific accident that changed her life, Marina does not speak. Exasperated, her mother ships her bet...
So Much To Tell You by John Marsden is an Australian classic and I can’t believe I’ve not read it before now. It’s one of those books that I always thought I had read, but when I sat down with it last week, it wasn’t familiar at all. Which made me feel like a very Bad Australian.Anyway, I’ve read it...