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Gabriel's Gift by Hanif Kureishi
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May 30, 10

bookshelves: 2010, english-lit-read
Read from May 24 to 30, 2010

The writing is fine, the plot vapid, and the main character unconvincing (he's supposed to be fifteen, but thirteen would be more like it). The device of the ghost of the deceased twin is downright silly. The female in the tale, the mother, doesn't jell. All in all, read Hornby's About a Boy: it's better.
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