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Monster Man

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WHEN LIFE SEEMS LIKE A BAD VIDEO CLIP

Melanie Spence was just another sixteen-year-old until the sunny afternoon she was kidnapped. Suddenly her everyday problems - an oversexed boyfriend, an irritating mother, a dad who left home - paled in comparison to the sick fantasyland her kidnapper called reality.

Samuel Levine was about forty, trapped in his own demented netherworld
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Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1995 by Mark Macleod/Random House Australia
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Glyn Parry
Apr 20, 2008 Glyn Parry rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I wrote this book. (Smiles.)

lol

Glyn
Joybell
Nov 01, 2011 Joybell rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: teens, YA fans,
I can remember reading this as a teenager, and really identifying with Melanie. It took me years to hunt down a copy to own.

What I loved most about the book is that although Melanie is your typical teenage girl, she's not your typical damsel-in-distress. Her background and the events she has had to overcome really instilled a resilience inside her, preparing her for what was to come.

Being Australian, I loved the references to our culture and brands. The descriptive writing isn't overpowering, an
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Apr 14, 2015 Jacinta rated it liked it
We read this in high school, I remember thinking, is this an appropriate book to give teens? It's aimed at that age group but there's some pretty confronting themes for young adults. It was a good read though, if disturbing.
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Aug 09, 2013 Tayla rated it it was ok
i found myself being confused all the time with this book and its not because im a bad reader or anything but i just coudnt understand some of the things that where going on
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