The New Policeman
Publish date: January 11th 2007
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 442
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, Irish Literature
Series: New Policeman (#1)
Fifteen-year-old J. J. Liddy has two problems. One is the same one that so plagues modern man: there is just not enough time in the day to do everything he wants to do. The other is some dark secret on his mother's side that makes him want to change his last name to his father's. The Liddy's go way ...
An excellent blend of myth and music and Kinvara. Entertaining story with some interesting characters from Irish myth and legend and the type of people you meet in Galway city or county occasionally. I liked the blending of modern and myth in this one, well worth a read. It did take me a while t...
It took a while to get used to the (very) short chapters and, for lack a better term, the musical interludes, but once so accustomed, they weren't intrusive on the story at all: and I liked how the scores effectively named the preceding chapter.I felt for all of the characters, especially the family...
This got such rave reviews, and while I thought it was clever and liked how things fit together, I just found myself not caring about the characters and not understanding where the supposed passion they claimed came from. Overall, it was just very slow-going, and in a book about how fast time is mov...
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