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The Book of Lost Things

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'Once upon a time, there was a boy who lost his mother ...' As twelve-year-old David takes refuge from his grief in the myths and fairytales so ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
nishef

Keepsake book

by nishef on Apr 24, 2011

This book is great. I enjoyed it so much I am saving it for my grandson when he gets older. The book is for mature readers. More

MaryEllen

Magical!!!!! Like nothing I had ever read before

by MaryEllen on Mar 21, 2009

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, as it was something quite different. I had read Every Dead Thing a few years ago by this author which I also enjoyed but not like this book. He takes children's fairy tales and incorporates into a story for adults, with twists and turns, that in the end makes you wonder ... More

rdfrick

Great read....

by rdfrick on Mar 6, 2008

I've put this book back on the bookstore shelf many times. It sounded like a good book but wasn't sure. Finally picked up and read it. This is probably one of the best books I've read all year. The story is engaging and the use of the classics in telling the story is incredible. I have already recommended ... More

otrabbi

A Great Fairy Tale

by otrabbi on Apr 3, 2007

I have read a number of other books by John Connolly, but none of them is like this. This tells the story of a boy, David, in England who loses his mother, apparently to cancer, just before the beginning of WWII. Within six months, his father has met another woman (Rose), who becomes pregnant. David ... More

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