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It is so strong This is a marvelously insightful view on a self obsessed boy Mark and his relationship with the new boy at school Barry Mark worries about his own sexuality specially as he is turned on by BarryI have read I think three or four other books Man, Son of Man ever with similar sexual confusion amongst the main characters and this was really the only one thatxplored the themes honestly and faithfully through the yes of the teenage protaganist All the others seemed to be romantic visions of how the authors wish they to be romantic visions of how the authors wish they behaved at that age This was the first book that actually read like the character really was a teenagerSo in summary this is a wonderfully perceptive work that faithfully captures the teenage mind and a snapshot of a teenager s life complete with plenty of humour The only uestion for potential buyers is whether that is really a place you want to go Funny but the nd is a bit depressing Still a good read though Very funny book Easy read asy laugh Uggh The protagonist is just so horrible It goes beyond adolescent gotism or narcissism At times I felt he was psychotic It was made worse that the story seemed to be narrated from some time in the future after the story s vents had already taken place but there was no sign that the protagonist had grown or gained any real perspective The boy we no sign that the protagonist had grown or gained any real perspective The boy we left with at the nd of the novel is just as Unseen City entitled confused mean and lacking inmpathy as he was when we first met him The only notable xceptions for me were the decades party and some of the dialogues with Barry during which the protagonist took on the air of a real person Found this book to be very funny at times and the author was successful at delving into the mind of a teenage boybeing a guy there were several moments where I could relate and recall my own inhibitions fears failures and realizations at Mark s age However there were times when I felt the plot to. Ffe has managed to pull off a worthy British companion to Portnoy's Complaint Jay RaynerObserver Well writtenclever and very. ,
Story of a confused and sometimes cruel teenage boy in the homophobic 1980s
Supposed to be funny but I found it mostly sad Barry is soto be funny but I found it mostly sad Barry is so and the homophobic 1980s Supposed to be funny but I found it mostly sad Barry is so lovely and is such a terrible friend Well written however and probably true to the sad and cruel life of many teenage boys The humor of this book is ok It reminds me writing styl of CD Payne and his Nick Twisp series However in Nick Twisp was coming out newer the biggest theme of his books In general I do not like so much English novelists with several xeptions such as terry Prachett but this book was on several times uite hilarious First I have to say what I love about William Sutcliffe This is a writer who really does know how to write He can be funny and interesting and his books don t suffer for being clones of other people s work If I could write as well as this author I would be a happy and presumably richer manNevertheless after rading his absolutely wonderful Bad Influence which I really do recommend strongly I found this book a little of a let down This book contained much of the same gritty realism and insight into the young adult mind Part of the problem here was the subject matter was just
too painfully realistic and reminiscent of an awkward stage of late adolescence The language is xtremely school yardpainfully realistic and reminiscent of an awkward stage of late adolescence The language is Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard extremely school yard is again realistic but just fely that much stronger in print When I got to the page with the phallic drawings I wasxtremely The Matriarchs (The Family embarrassed to be reading this book in a public placeI had a skim through some other reviews before writing my own for this book and the reviewer who gave this book 1 star claims he could notven finish it Well I did finish it but like him I found myself wondering why I was bothering The book seemed almost tediously long and it really isn t that huge By the nd I just wanted it to be overNevertheless I cannot give this writer less than 3 stars because the book fails for the same reason that. NEW BOY is a dark modern comedy about the hormonal angst of a Jewish lad growing up in north west London's bagel belt Sutcli. Be disjointed jumping all over the place with no real direction and the final outcome felt abrupt pointless and as if the author had nough of writing and decided to just
END IT THAT BEING SAID THEREit That being said there several hilarious moments where I burst out laughing or blushed at scenes all too familiar from my own teenage years It s also a very uick read It s worth a read but not something I would recommend wholeheartedly Interesting read told from the point of view of a precocious but sexually confused Jewish English school boy I m sure at least some of that was redundant His confiding in a friend but not taking you too seriously narrative style is consistently interesting and the story that he tells is familiar When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) enough to be compelling while being honest and originalnough to be No Biggy! entertaining The book suffered a bit from the same confusion as its protagonist The reader couldn t really tell where it was all headed and while that strung you along you were glad when it was finished but not sure if it was all worth while There is anlaborate decades party described that was the unintended highlight for me It somehow felt real than the rest of the book I somehow guessed the surprise reveal a bit before I think I was supposed to and that made the later part of the book interesting as well Overall this was not a bad first attempt I m a big fan of William Sutcliffe he s very funny while making serious points and providing a gripping story Above big fan of William Sutcliffe he s very funny while making serious points and providing a gripping story Above he s Crush It! excellent at getting into the heads of characters at various stages of life here sixth form public schoolboys in A funny account of the narrator s school life and the disruption to hisuilibrium by the arrival of new boy Barry The narrator can t see what the reader sees and his stubborn blindness to himself and the situation leads to a conclusion that might be unsatisfactory to some but in the context of this character is perfectly apt. Funny Literary Review Smartentertaining stuffsomewhere between Adrian Mole and Holden Caulfield Philip HensherMail on Sunda.