The Good Thief
Publish date: August 26th 2008
Publisher: The Dial Press
Pages no: 327
Edition language: English
I really liked this book. It was heartwarming. I couldn't put it down, I wanted to know what would happen next. A favorite for sure.
This was an airplane book for me, and for that purpose it was a fine one: a quickly paced adventure story, reminiscent of Stevenson or Dickens. In the end, I felt it strained credibility and toed the absurd much more than I care for, & of course my most common complaint of ultimately flat characters...
This was a random pick from the library because the cover caught my eye. I'm glad it did — Hannah Tinti's debut novel is very readable, and superior to most YA fiction, but part of its problem is that the author couldn't seem to quite decide whether this was YA or not. You will see a lot of reviewer...
Finishing this book has left me in quite a predicament. I feel the need to write a review for this book even though it didn’t particularly leave me feeling anything but ‘meh’. If I were more invested in this type of story, I’d say that this book offended me with all the ways that the characters and ...
What an unusual tale; a real page-turner written by a talented storyteller. Tinti's descriptions were so vivid, I swear I could smell the boys' room at Saint Anthony's. And how surprising to find myself rooting for Ren, a one-handed liar and thief who, by most standards, is not a "good" kid. Perhaps...
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