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Flick

Flick

  • Title: Flick
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  • ISBN : 9781476724874
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 288 pages


From the critically acclaimed, award winning author of Golden Boy comes Abigail Tarttelin s debut novel, written when she was just nineteen and never before published in America, a modern day Romeo and Juliet about sex, love, and growing up. My name is Flick and these are my images of my disconnected life, my forgettable weeks and unforgettable weekends I am one of the di From the critically acclaimed, award winning author of Golden Boy comes Abigail Tarttelin s debut novel, written when she was just nineteen and never before published in America, a modern day Romeo and Juliet about sex, love, and growing up. My name is Flick and these are my images of my disconnected life, my forgettable weeks and unforgettable weekends I am one of the disaffected youth Marooned by a lack of education and lack of anything better to do , Will Flicker, a.k.a Flick, spends most days pondering the artistry behind being a stoner, whether Pepsi is better than Coke, and how best to get clear of his tiny, one horse suburb But Flick senses there s something else out there waiting for him, and the sign comes in the form of the new girl in town a confident, unconventionally beautiful girl named Rainbow As their relationship develops, Flick finds himself torn between the twisted loyalty he feels to his old life and the pull of freedom that Rainbow represents The story unfolds in a small factory town in northern England, where bleak and sometimes treacherous circumstances make the taste of a love affair even sweeter Told with humor and raw honesty, in a voice both authentic and compelling GQ, UK , Flick captures an unforgettable moment in the life of a young man on the verge


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Flick Reviews (31)

  • Different The author of my favourite book Asked the library to add it to the collection, which they did I love my public library This author is one to watch I discovered this author here at Goodreads She wrote my favourite book of all time I loved itThis was very different, as it should be, one to b [..]

  • Will Flick Flicker gives us a sort of twisted take on a coming of age novel where we are drawn into the mind of a fifteen year old stoner among other drugs as he discovers a very important life lesson, buried beneath the philosophical rambling This story felt, at times, like the most amazing book an [..]

  • its true, we know what we lack why d you think we re wankered half the time Sometimes you read a book and it hits you in the heart unexpectedly Something incredibly hopeless and ugly can actually have beauty and meaning Be a life lesson and a discovery.Flick our main male character tells a story tha [..]

  • Okaywhere to start.First, the synopsis claims A modern day Romeo and Juliet with a voice reminiscent of the rawness of 1970s punk and I was really excited to start this book after reading that little tidbit Unfortunately, this is not the feel I got from Flick At all Ever At any point Nope.Second, th [..]

  • I have to be clear here I am quite fussy when it comes to reading new books, in fact i tend to read old favourites over and over because i trust them and the reaction i get to reading them.When i received this book, the first thing you notice is the quality of the book You flick through the book, ch [..]

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