I Am the Cheese
Adam's father is in hospital and Adam has set off to visit him. It's a long, cold journey; as he travels along, Adam gets tired, and to take his mind off his exhaustion, he traces the events that led up to his father being taken to hospital. He had testified against government level corruption... show more
Adam's father is in hospital and Adam has set off to visit him. It's a long, cold journey; as he travels along, Adam gets tired, and to take his mind off his exhaustion, he traces the events that led up to his father being taken to hospital. He had testified against government level corruption and the family became the subject of a government-orchestrated protection plan. The journey is a kind of odyssey, a search - through the mysteries of the mind. Adam must unlock the past and really remember it if he is to survive.
Publish date: July 30th 1998
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Banned Books
This is going to be a very short review because everything about this book is a spoiler. Even the title is a spoiler. Adam is on a mission to bring his father a gift in the hospital, but the only way he can get there is by bicycle. As he peddles through small New England towns, he remembers the ev...
I'm just shocked the way how this book ended. This books is full of craziness just like all books of Robert Cormier. The first book I read of him was After the First Death and it seems like all his characters are completely crazy and insane! In the beginning it seems like we are being submitted to A...
Distressingly low cheese-related content, given the title.I discussed this story with an older coworker and he said, "Okay, so was that published in, what, '78?" Off by just one year, he made his guess based purely on the plot. In other words, this book is slightly dated. I think middle schoolers mi...
I first read this book when I was 13 (I am now 20) and it has always stuck with me despite not always remembering everything that happened. I read it again in February of this year, and I enjoyed it even more than the first reading because I understood it more. This book is mind-blowing. I've never ...
ok so i never actually got to finish it but what i did read was amazing