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The Grandstand (After Dark #33)

3.14  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
A retired policeman is telling his grandchildren the 'real life' horror story of 'Dicky' Dingle. 'Dicky' was the groundsman at a small bush school, none too bright and lamed by polio—a sitting duck for some of the nastier children, who make his life a misery. Unbeknown to the children, 'Dicky' plans a horrible revenge on his tormentors.....
48 pages
Published 1999
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jamie logie
Apr 18, 2013 rated it did not like it
I decided to read this book because it was recommended to me but this would be the last time i will read a book recommended to me because i really did not like it.
The category on the bingo board that it falls into is "a family member recommended it".
The character that I thought was the most interesting was the caretaker, because he is really mysterious and I pictured him to be old and creepy.he is always go missing before other people go missing then when people find dead bodies he would turn
May 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I read this when I was like, eight???
So I feel like it's probs got heaps of awful things in it that I don't remember.
But, it gets four stars for the lasting impression it's made.
Scared the absolute shit out of me.
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Dr Gary Crew, author of novels, short stories and picture books for older children and young adults began his writing career in 1985, when he was a high school teacher. His books are challenging and intriguing, often based on non-fiction. As well as writing fiction, Gary is a Associate Professor in Creative Writing, Children's and Adult Literature, at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensla ...more
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