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Monster Man

3.17  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews

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
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.)


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
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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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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