A monster calls (Patrick Ness)

I have just finished reading this novel and enjoyed it so much.  The storytelling is so good, and I loved the allegorical tales told by the Monster, and how they were skilfully woven into the terribly sad story of Conor O’Malley…

As Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls hits the big screen on New Year’s Day, our patron Frank Cottrell Boyce explores the interesting story behind the novel.

via On the big screen: A Monster Calls — The Reader Online

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Author: Berkhamsted School Library

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