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The Boy with the Tiger's Heart

3.46  ·  Rating details ·  223 ratings  ·  24 reviews
A girl raised in the wild, a desperate race for freedom and a boy with a fiercely guarded secret...

When Nona's guardian kills himself, she is immediately suspected of murdering him. In a world where nature and darkness are feared, where wild animals are killed or held captive and cities are illuminated by permanent light, who will believe her innocence? Nona must flee with
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 4th 2014 by Hot Key Books (first published August 28th 2014)
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Irmak
Jul 02, 2016 rated it liked it
3-3.5
Vahşi doğada büyümüş bir kız ile kaplan yürekli bir çocuğun özgürlük hikayesi.
Nona'nın bakıcısı öldüğünde bütün şüpheler kızın üzerine yoğunlaşır. Kimse onun masum olduğuna inanmayacağını için tek dostu olan ayısıyla birlikte kaçar. Bu kaçış sırasında Nona ile ayısı, Caius ve Jay adında iki tufan çocukla karşılaşır. Bu tuhaf dörtlü tutsaklığa karşı mücadele etmeye ve Kenar ismi verilen yasak bölgeye gitmeye karar verirler.
Kenar denilen bölgede doğa henüz kirletilmemiş, hayvanlar özgürce y
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Mieneke
Sep 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Boy with the Tiger’s Heart immediately caught my attention with its intriguing title and that beautiful cover. Yet from the synopsis I wasn’t really clear on what to expect from the story. Together with the title it was somewhat suggestive of a fairytale, which might be correct but it’s a tale more of the level of an original Grimm story than that of a Disney film. Yet despite its somewhat bleak and sad narrative, overall the novel evokes a sense of escape and hope of a better future and it ...more
Nur Ötken
Feb 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gerçekten hayvanlar tarafından yetiştirilen çocukların hikayesinden ilham alarak yazmış yazar. Kitaba ismini veren kaplan kalpli çocuğa gerektiği kadar yer verilmemiş gibi hissetsem de bu kasvetli dünyada çocuklar üzerinden gerçek sorunlara dikkat çekilmişti. Günden güne doğadan uzaklaşmamız, vahşi yaşamı düşmanımız ilan etmemiz, canlıların yaşama haklarını saygısızca ellerinden alıp onları eğlence malzemesi haline getirmemiz eleştirilmişti. Biraz distopik bir kurguydu ve heyecan dozu yüksekti. ...more
Bookandkook
Vahşi doğada köpekler tarafından büyütülen bir kız, Nona. Bakıcısının intihar etmesi üzerine onu öldürmekle suçlanınca tek dostu olan ayı ile birlikte kaçar. Kaçarken iki çocukla karşılaşır. Gerçekten bir kaplanın yüreğini taşıyan Jay ve üvey babasından eziyet gören Caius. Hep birlikte polisten kaçarak özgür olacaklarını düşündükleri Kenar denen yere gitmeye çalışırlar.

Kitapta büyük kıyım diye bahsedilen bir olay var; tüm vahşi hayvanlar ve onların yaşama alanları yok edilmiş, geri kalan hayvan
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Aleyna Yılmaz
Jul 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.50
Beyza
Jul 29, 2016 rated it liked it
Konu bakımdan harika bir kitaptı ama yazarın dilini ve anlatışını beğenmedim. Önerebileceğim bir kitap değil ama şans vermek isterseniz çekinmeyin.
belisa
Aug 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
bir solukta okudum, yemek yemeyi bile unuttum, şiddetle tavsiye ediyorum...
Heather
May 27, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
At the beginning of the book there's a quote from a Canadian environmentalist named R. Yorke Edwards, "When all the dangerous cliffs are fenced off, all the trees that might fall on people are cut down, all the insects that bite have been poisoned and all the grizzlies are dead because they are occasionally dangerous, the wilderness will not be made safe. Rather, the safety will have destroyed the wilderness." This I believe is the inspiration for the general premise of the story and the tagline ...more
Ayşe İnan
May 20, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Acayip güzel bir distopya konusu nasıl bu kadar mahvedilebilir sorusuna cevaptı. Ne olup ne bittiğini anlamadım.
Luna
I call this a warm-blanket-book. It’s a book that you want to read snuggled up somewhere comfortable, undisturbed, so you can enjoy it without interruption.

Beautifully written Nona’s world comes alive around you. I could picture her, Abel Dancer and the new friends she makes perfectly. The contrast between the town and the wild is striking, the town being by far more heart-breaking. The safari and Jay’s home in particular.

I loved Nona’s journey. Linda Coggin has created a character that you feel
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Münevver
Nasıl bir hayal kırıklığı... 2 yıldızı neye verdim bilmiyorum bile...
Nicole
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It was really good, I liked the characters and the story.
AmandaEmma
Aug 24, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: for-review, reviewed
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review

For the fear of saying to much I'm keeping this on the shorter side!
There's actually a longer summary for this book, but I think this one sums it up the best without giving too much away. I believe this is one of the books you have to go into without knowing much - the hauntingly beautiful cover is enough! I mean, look at it, it's truly remarkable.

I was expecting a great book but maybe not something mind-blowing t
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Rachel S
Jan 17, 2015 rated it liked it
2.5 stars!

I really don't know how I feel toward this book. It was completely not what I was expecting yet I wouldn't say I disliked it.

During the time I was reading it, I just felt slightly detached - I wasn't enthralled in the storyline and dying to pick the book up every time I put it down. I also felt like I missed the deeper meaning behind the story and the themes specified in the synopsis that the book was meant to explore. Sure, I hate the idea of a world where nature and animals are view
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Sasha
This was one of those books that you read that are weird and strange and enjoyable. The cover and the awesome orange pages are what originally drew me to it and with a title like that, I just had to read it.

Now, this isn't a book that will be super memorable or change your life but it keeps you on your toes with the whimsical, dark mood of the book. We get to see friendships made with the dystopian feel of human's fears taking hold and changing the world as we currently know it.

It was a little s
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The Book Moo
Apr 26, 2015 rated it liked it
This is a lovely story for younger readers, however the content is a bit dark to begin with. I loved how the characters have a strong bond and their journey together sets them free. The link between animals and humans is reflective of our world today and an insight into what we don't want to become! ...more
Tina Curson
May 23, 2016 rated it it was ok
I actually rated this book at 2 1/2 out of 5 stars. I really liked the story but for me it could have been slightly longer and more fleshed out. I do think it is a perfect book for a younger reader.
Sky Ray
Jan 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I just loved it. It was so good I just finished it and it was the cutest book and it was for kids it just made me so happy
Blanche Yap
Apr 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
My favorite characters:
Nona,for being strong. Jay,for being wild.
Raimy
Aug 24, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5
Sharon
Mixed feelings about this one. Interesting idea but a bit confused and dark. I must confess I did not enjoy it. Beautiful cover art though.
Gareth Bridge
Sep 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wonderfully written book which is beautifully designed in hardback.
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Linda Coggin taught horseback riding in the West Indies before studying mime in Paris and Czechoslovakia and then becoming an actor and television presenter. She is now an author of poetry and books for young people and lives in Wiltshire, England, with her family and many animals.

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