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Not too amazed.,
This review is from: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking) (Kindle Edition)
Well, I nearly bought this item, but decided to try a sample first - even if the book is only £1.
I must say I liked the sound of the story, but the way it is written put me off entirely. I'm not a fan of strict, frozen language - but using "tho" instead of "though" just comes across as illiterate rather than giving the narrative character substance. I could immediately tell it's directed to a younger teenage audience, which left me somewhat disappointed as the "Children of men" plot really intrigues me.
Giving it a 3 because it is obviously not what I was out for, but might be a good read for younger people.
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Initial post: 15 Aug 2012 16:04:48 BDT
Last edited by the author on 15 Aug 2012 16:25:15 BDT
M. Sargent says:
''using "tho" instead of "though" just comes across as illiterate''
I rather imagine that was the point, given that the narrator himself was illiterate.
I'm also not sure it's fair to review books you haven't actually purchased or read. That's a lot of pressure put on the pulling power of the sample!
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