on 10 January 2011
I've read Gareth P Jones' other books and loved them all but I think this is my favourite. I'm so impressed with his different writing styles and ideas and always instantly warm to his colourful and quirky characters. They're always well written page turners. In this book Stanley Bound (great name!) gets arrested and has to prove he didn't commit murder in another galaxy. He gets to escape his pretty grim existence, have a rip-roaring adventure on different planets meeting all sorts of aliens (I think Spore is one of my favourite characters ever) and discover something unbelievably cool about himself. Once again the author has a few delightful surprises up his sleeve to wrong foot you just as you think you know what's going on. This book made me laugh out loud and I'm sure it would appeal to boys and girls of all ages.
You won't be sorry if you buy this book.