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The Lost Day

3.05  ·  Rating Details  ·  19 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A haunting story about a disappeared boy sure to grab YA readers with a masterful blend of suspense and chilling plausibility.
Hardcover, 154 pages
Published September 15th 1999 by Henry Holt & Company (first published January 1st 1997)
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Jan 03, 2010 Beth rated it it was ok
Little about this book is appealing, from the title to the cover art to the typeface. The plot (a group of friend with complicated relationships go to Melbourne for a Saturday night out on the town) is the vehicle for Vinny to become separated from the group. They worry a bit, panic by Sunday and are hysterical when he arrives home on Monday. The twist? Vinny thinks it is still Sunday.

The novel is split; the first half is a series of vignettes. Each friend recalls some past incident or ponders h
Apr 29, 2015 Sally rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: australian, ya, creepy
Recommended to us by Mrs. Westhorpe... the story was interesting and creepy, but it wasn't really the most amazing book.
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Jan 13, 2013 Talib Tirmizi rated it did not like it
My teacher recommended this to me in 8th grade. I should have picked up something else myself instead.
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Judith Clarke was born in Sydney and educated at the University of New South Wales and the Australian National University in Canberra. She has worked as a teacher and librarian, and in Adult Education in Victoria and New South Wales.

A major force in YA fiction both in Australia and internationally, Judith Clarke's novels include the multi-award-winning Wolf on the Fold, as well as Friend of my Hea
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