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“[An] endearing delight ... a rare book that makes you laugh out loud while putting a lump in your throat.” (Out Magazine)
“Comically poignant … beguilingly alive….a droll and offbeat tale about adolescent secrets, family tensions and, yes, troublesome nipples.” (Seattle Times)
“Honest, sad and funny.” (San Francisco Chronicle)
“Charming…sweet, tart, and forbidden in all the right places.” (Entertainment Weekly)
“Engrossing … humorous … extreme in its insight and tenacious in its willingness to delve into a tormented youth.” (Denver Post)
“Ingenious [and] bizarre ... A lovely and odd take on a time many of us would just as soon forget.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“Entertaining. . . Peter Paddington [is] a winning hero.” (Publishers Weekly)
“Funny . . . a beautiful story.” (Dan Savage, “Savage Love” columnist) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Brian Francis lives in Toronto. This is his first novel.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I adore this book! It makes you literally laugh at loud nearly every page. The writer is a genius! I wish that more people knew about this wonderful book. Read morePublished on February 25, 2012 by KaseyM
There were a lot of interesting and humorous moments in this novel, but as soon as I finished it, I thought to myself .. 'that's it? Read morePublished on April 10, 2006 by Stephie Bee