Hide and Seek: A Novel
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Quella di Hide and Seek è la perdita di un fratello minore, di un figlio, di ...more
Erzählt wird das Ganze vom älteren Bruder, der beim Ausflug dabei war und sich nun verantwortlich fühlt, nicht gut genug auf seinen Bruder aufgepasst zu haben. Gleichzeitig ist er aber auch sauer auf seine Eltern (im Besonderen auf seine Mutter) ...more
20 שנים אחרי ואני עדין רואה את העיניים של אותם הורים נואשים, אבודים.
אני חושבת שזה הסיוט הגדול ביותר של הורים. ילד שנעלם ונרצח. הספר "הטיול" החזיר אותי לפחדים הגדולים ביותר שלי. חור אפל שחור שמק ...more
A lot of people read to picture themselves in the characters lives, this book is not for you. This book is for the person who doesn't want a happy ending, but a realistic journey. I could n ...more
That said, the whole way through the book I thought I had the ending figured out, and... I didn't. I thought there'd be a miraculous ending, not the hopeful/almost-happy one we got. I think if I'd been more willing to accept that things wouldn't necessarily turn out all right then I would have been more moved by the ...more
I really liked this, though it's really quite disturbing. The background of the story is that a child goes missing, but the story is told from the point of view of a nine year old boy. Reading it while the Madeleine McCann case was in the news (a coincidence that I only realised after I started reading it btw - I've had it out of the library for a while and if I'd thought a bit rather than just picking up the next book in the pile I might not have read it) made it seem a bit odd, and kind of unr...more
Was delighted to spot it at the Perth library this week in an mp3 format. Brought it home and listened to it in a couple of hours. (11 hrs narating time)