- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Books On Tape (2006)
- Language: English
- ASIN: 1415928495
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (120 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,809,539 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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I am in awe of the writing, the story development, the insight into the characters.
You really feel like you know Jason, you feel bad for his stammer, you want everyone to know how good a poet he is as Bolivar, and you root for him in all aspects.
I liked how the story was constructed over one year in the boy's life, and there were several interesting plots going on, that all seemed to resolve by the end.
Other reviews have admirably summarized the plot, so I'll speak only to my joy in coming across Black Swan Green. This book keeps on giving. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Tweets10
After seeing Cloud Atlas for the fifth time, I purchased the both Cloud Atlas and Black Swan Green. Without expecting to, I fell in love with it, and did not care so much for Cloud... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Quyen
David Mitchell has built a reputation on large, magical worlds full of action and intrigue, a style he relaxes for his take on a Bildungsroman, to fantastic, and somewhat... Read morePublished 2 months ago by A. Hogan
As an American reader about eight years older than Mitchell and his somewhat alter-ego, stammering, nearly-thirteen Jason Taylor in "muddy Worcestershire" in 1982, I found this... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John L Murphy
Jason Taylor has secrets, and if they get out, he's ruined. His stutter and his amateur poetry will make him a target for bullies for years to come, and no girl will have anything... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Vlad Vaslyn
great read for teen boys as well as adults . main character angst ridden young lad - great bullying messagePublished 4 months ago by Julie Kippenberger
David Mitchell has always written stories that stay on and on, one never forgets it easily. Glad I could have a copy of this wonderful book for an affordable price :)Published 4 months ago by Shen Lee
So well written and amazing how he gets into the head of the boy. It's great to read excellent fiction like this, written by a master of the craft.Published 5 months ago by Pierre
I liked this book. It was entertaining and interesting. I like the writing style and would probably purchase another book by this author.Published 6 months ago by Meredith