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5.0 out of 5 stars More of the Excellent Same but Different Stories, 22 April 2014
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When i bought this for Kindle I realised I first read it in the early 60's. I enjoyed it then in late childhood, but on rereading now find myself marvelling at Richmal Crompton's gift for depicting vividly the behaviour, codes and perspective of young boys. Some of the arguments between William and his Outlaws in this book are outstandingly good pieces of comic dialogue. Her eye for the comedy of adult life features as well, notably in a masterful story featuring William's brother's desire to set up a society of (all male) poets, and the ensuing rivalry and politicking. Crompton was a shrewd observer, and the stories are never sentimental or naive. Crompton's use of language, and in particular perhaps the learned but never out of place vocabulary she uses, help to make these satisfying reading.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great stuff., 3 July 2013
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Another great book. They all recall the early 30s and Thomas Henry`s illustrations are a superb comment on the period.
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5.0 out of 5 stars William in Trouble, 25 Jun 2013
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Excellent reading, up to the usual standard of all the Just William books.

A light hearted read, even for adults, certainly enough to cheer one up in these trying times.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Funny, 6 May 2014
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This review is from: William in Trouble - TV tie-in edition (Just William) (Paperback)
The usual brilliant tales of William, just more of the same fun and laughter I'm sure. Haven't read it yet though - perhaps Amazon could give people a chance before asking for a review as soon as the parcel is delivered? It's for my son's birthday and he hasn't opened the present yet.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 17 Feb 2014
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How can anybody give a bad rating for any William books? This one is as hilarious as all the rest - brilliant antics that transport you to an era when boys really were boys.
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5.0 out of 5 stars William Book, 5 Feb 2014
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This review is from: William in Trouble - TV tie-in edition (Just William) (Paperback)
Does exactly what was required. Reads well and mother enjoyed reading it. No complaints from us and 5 stars given.
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5.0 out of 5 stars THE CHARM OF WILLIAM, 18 Oct 2013
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Who could not be delighted with William's adventures? Although some references may date the actions it does not detract from the charm of a mischievous and surly lad with a sense of adventure and a loose interpretation of what to do and what not to do. Wonderfully charming and hugely amusing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars first kindle, 5 July 2013
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fast response - a journey into my childhood - will hope to explore the full list of kindle william books - would recommend to friends and family.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 17 July 2014
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classic!
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5.0 out of 5 stars William in Trouble, 15 April 2011
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The item is exactly what it says on the tin, AND with fast and efficient service as usual. Purchasing from Amazon sets the bar very high indeed.
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William in Trouble - TV tie-in edition (Just William)
William in Trouble - TV tie-in edition (Just William) by Richmal Crompton (Paperback - 5 Aug 2011)
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