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Julian F. Thompson
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The Fling

2.95  ·  Rating details ·  20 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
When three high-school friends are invited to live briefly with a wealthy neighbor, their lives are changed by their relationships with a mysterious gardener.
Hardcover, 201 pages
Published May 1st 1994 by Henry Holt & Company (first published 1994)
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Lynette ~ Escaping Reality – One Book at a Time ~
Okay, I must admit, I didn't finish the book. As a rule, if, after the first five chapters I still find the book boring, etc., I can put it down without feeling guilty. I read 8 chapters.
I still couldn't get into it. The plot-line: A teenage aspiring author discovers that the story she is writing is coming true. But instead of going on cool adventures, and doing amazing things, she creates a poorly written, non-sensical, and jerky "love affair", which by the way, is very inappropriate.

Now, I d
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Jamie
May 19, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: ya-read-2012
An interesting read and plot line. It seemed to end rather quickly, but I liked the characters and story.
Julia
Sep 21, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, ya-ish
All his other novels are so much better.
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Jan 28, 2012 rated it liked it
it was a little bit of a page turner but wasnt very descriptive
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