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The Mosquito Coast

2.86  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Allie Fox hates America and everything about the 20th century, so he decides to take his wife and two sons to live a better and simpler life in the Honduran jungle. However, when he starts to go mad, life for his family becomes much more frightening than ever before. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce s ...more
Paperback, 58 pages
Published February 15th 2000 by Addison Wesley Publishing Company
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메기짱
Mar 21, 2009 메기짱 rated it liked it
I don't really like this book because as I read it, I didn't feel interested. It reminded me of the movie, Tarzan. At last, the man died because a hawk flew and ate part of his body. After that, I think his family will go back to London and maybe, they will be happy.
Mighty Lee
Apr 13, 2009 Mighty Lee rated it liked it
I hated this book so much....;;
This book was about the family who thinks America has poisoned. But the circumstances that happens in this made me sick..
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Aug 16, 2011 Namiko added it
What a father! I just wonder why his wife follow him. I think it is written comically, so the ending was shocking for me.
Sophie Muller
I truly enjoyed the story until Fat Boy blows up and then everything is predictable. In this graded version, the end comes too fast too.
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Robin Anthony Herschel Waterfield was born in 1952 and studied Classics at the University of Manchester, specialising in ancient Greek Philosophy. He lectured at Newcastle University and St Andrews before joining Penguin books as an editor. Currently he is a self-employed author whose output includes books on the ancient world as well as Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks.
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