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1472205332
Hardback:Take nothing with you / Patrick Gale:2018 Take nothing with you / Patrick Gale
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Author: Gale, Patrick
Year: 2018
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Tinder Press, 2018
ISBN: 1472205332 9781472205339
Control number 1472205332
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Ten-year-old oddball Eustace, an only child, has life transformed by his mother's quixotic decision to sign him up for cello lessons. Music-making brings release for a boy who is discovering he is an emotional volcano. He laps up lessons from his young teacher, not noticing how her brand of glamour is casting a damaging spell over his frustrated and controlling mother. When he is enrolled on a holiday course in Scotland, lessons in love, rejection and humility are added to daily practice.
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A sensitively written book about a boy on the edge of adulthood coming to terms with friendships, relationships, his sexuality. Whether it is semi autobiographical I don't know but from the detail about cello playing I tend to think so. Eustace reviews his childhood from his hospital bed where he has 24 hours alone to reflect on his life and loves.
28/09/18
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Language: English
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