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If you enjoy reading,I think you will really like this book.
I loved the characters in the book, and thought it told a wonderful story of life lessons, through one brilliant child's journey!
The character Matilda, you just wanted to take her away from all of what was happening and show her a good life.
I loved Matilda's voice. The story was well told and never dragged. I wondered about the details of what was happening historically, and googled Papua New Guinea history to get... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Theresa Eisinger
This was an odd book. There were memorable scenes, but all in all, it would have helped a great deal if I had read "Great Expectations" frequently and most recently. Read morePublished 2 months ago by A. Johnson
The main characters were too conflicted and whom you thought you knew, you did not at all. One really does not ever know Matilda at all, except that she celebrates Dickens.Published 2 months ago by Dotty
Great easy fictional read. Based on true events in the 90s of a copper mining war on a small island. Not for young ages.Published 3 months ago by Mandy Grubb
Breathtaking in its straight forward and streamlined writing syle alongside clever plot twists and turns. This compact story is unique beautifully executed. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Linda Goldman
This book should be compulsory reading for high school, but equally grips an adult reader in my opinion. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Siiri Wilkening
Told with gripping clarity, impossible to put down. A joy to discover the story. Highly recommended as an amazing reading companion.Published 4 months ago by manu