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  • Twenty uestions for Gloria
  • Martyn Bedford
  • English
  • 13 September 2020
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Twenty uestions for Gloria Read & download Ä 108 Funny confident and smart He does whatever he likes and doesn't care what anyone thinks of him The only people for him are the mad ones the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing but burn burn burn He is everything Gloria wishes to be He can whisk her away fr. Aimed at young readers aged 14 and over this new novel from Martyn Bedford is less high octane thriller and a sensitively written contemplative account of the trials and tribulations of teenage life Gloria is sick and tired of her mundane life each day blending into the other but along comes Uman this exotic creature whose clothes vocabulary and general demeanour are unlike anything she s experienced before He s a breath of fresh air no make that a hurricane and Gloria lets herself get swept away without any thought of the conseuences This novel makes a refreshing change from all the noisier YA fiction currently on the market It is a clever compelling story with fully realised characters who don t have to wield a weapon or possess super powers in order to engage the reader The author skilfully recreates the uncertainties and angst of teenage years that limbo between childhood and adulthood Yes it s a slow burner but stick with it and you ll appreciate its warmth and emotional intelligence My thanks to Helen at Walker Books for providing me with a review copy of this novel About the Author Martyn Bedford has written three YA novels the first of which Flip was shortlisted for the Costa Children s Book Award He has also written five novels for adult Read about the author at wwwmartynbedfordcom See at

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Twenty uestions for Gloria Read & download Ä 108 Gloria is tired of her ordinary life She barely recognizes the free spirited girl she used to be in the unadventurous teenager she has become So when a mysterious boy bent on breaking the rules strolls into her classroom Gloria is ready to fall under his spell Uman is. The synopsis for 20 uestions for Gloria reads as a teenage version of Gone Girl teenager goes missing suddenly reappears and in bits and pieces we discover what has happened to her on this journey But where Gone Girl was a psychological thriller 20 uestions is a discovery into the teenage mind Gloria is bored of being the teenager of having to be uniue whilst trying to fit in Of doing the same thing day in and day out Of having to finish school get a degree get married buy a house and have 20 kids And it is incredibly recognisable because who hasn t wished for the ultimate freedom to just run off and do whatever you want without suffering the conseuencesAnd even though the book is pretty straightforward we find out what has happened to Gloria through a police interview Bedford keeps enough details hidden to keep you intrigued The banter between Uman and Gloria is entertaining and it s their chemistry that drives the story How they fell for each other ran away together and ultimately went onto different pathsNot an easy book to pigeonhole it will definitely appeal to a lot of people

Review ß eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ó Martyn Bedford

Twenty uestions for Gloria Read & download Ä 108 Om the life she loathes and show her a daring exciting one in which the only limits are the boundaries of her own boldness But Uman in not all he seems and by the time she learns the truth about him she is a long way from home and everyone wants to know Where's Gloria. It s a simple story yet it s not Uman is a most engaging character and the past events of his life help to explain why he behaves as he does The conversation during Gloria s interview sounds natural and realistic for a fifteen year old girl talking to adults and is very different from the way she talks to Uman which is what you would expect As you read on you can feel what s happening to her uite intense It s very clever writing and draws you in An excellent YA book which this old bird really enjoyed