This is blatant Oscar bait without being Oscar-worthy. It takes superb source material, one of the most important books written for children in the last twenty years, and turns it into a white bread cucumber sandwich with the crusts cut off.
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Review of “Two Brothers” by Ben Elton
Two Brothers by Ben Elton I don’t usually dip into historical fiction, as the writers often hide poor character-building behind… Read more Review of “Two Brothers” by Ben Elton
The Bloomsbury Whitewash and other book cover issues
In a parallel argument to the ‘No Gays Please’ attitude to most YA texts, this week the Guardian discussed the… Read more The Bloomsbury Whitewash and other book cover issues