Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp
Publish date: March 15th 1996
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 499
Edition language: English
Series: Youth in Revolt (#1)
I really really loved this book; I decided to buy it after watching the film (which I loved). During the first about 70-80 pages I thought "hmm, this is okay but I really wish it was better" because I was hoping the book would excel the film. Thankfully after a while I really got into the plot and...
Another 14 year old boy's love song to his penis. Yes, there are hilarious parts. There are also mean-spirited, self-aggrandizing parts. The adolescent male voice rings achingly, annoyingly, gratingly true here. Sometimes I was embarrassed to be giggling at what I was giggling at, and to make me fee...
I picked up this book because my daughter was raving about it. The coming of age of Nick Twisp. The teenage angst, stress and rebellion of a 15 year old boy. All in all, an amusing read but I am not going to run out to see the movie.
Crass, derisive and unapologetic. My kind of book. There's only a few books that I find myself laughing out loud as I read. The last one was years ago with Christopher Moore's Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal. Before that, I don't even remember. But now, I have a list ...
This book was excellent. I loved Nick Twisp and how he has the capacity to get into and out of trouble with such ease. In six months, the kid has done so much and gotten away with it to boot. Fantastic, quick and entertaining read. I highly recommend it.