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On the Face Of It
 
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Susan Hill
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On the Face Of It

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Derek, a fourteen-year old boy has half a face burnt by acid befriends an old man, Mr. Lamb who has one leg made of tin, under unusual conditions. The story is about the behavioral changes in Derek by the optimism shown by Lamey Lamb.
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Innocent Sadsoul
It really taught me the people with scars or disabilities are not weak,The humans should not criticize anyone by their looks!
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It's one of those stories that really make me remember them on future discussion.
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Super book....A positive outlook on the handicapped in our societies
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Read it in high-school. :P
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Susan Hill was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire in 1942. Her hometown was later referred to in her novel A Change for the Better (1969) and some short stories especially "Cockles and Mussels".

She attended Scarborough Convent School, where she became interested in theatre and literature. Her family left Scarborough in 1958 and moved to Coventry where her father worked in car and aircraft factor...more
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