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08/24/2013

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BookwormTales

Sounds like a fascinating read - thanks for sharing the supplemental materials as well, makes it good for teaching in the classroom!

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YouthLitReviews

You make a good point here. What may seem cliche to adults is still new to kids!
Thank you for sharing this with the Kid Lit Blog Hop!

Stackingbks

Wonderful review! I have not read this book yet but can easily see the appeal to YA/Adults. I would think that a plot such as this one never really gets old. I saw this movie very early on but never read the book. Also I did not know that John Buchan had historical fiction to his name (my favorite genre). Thanks for sharing this on Kid Lit Blog Hop!
-Reshama @StackingBooks.com

MDBookReviews

It seems this book definitely falls between the teen lit/young adult and adult books with some of its darker themes (i.e., murder). I still love a good spy story though - I was reading Ian Fleming in about Grade 7 I believe and just tore through all the books. Sounds like a great read for an advanced reader. Thanks for sharing your recommendation in the Kid Lit Blog Hop.

BookwormTales

Great recommendation - I'd be curious to read this one myself! Also, thanks for the "writing" book recommendation; now, I've got two more books to search out.

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Juxtabook

Rather belated thanks to you all for taking time to visit and comment! Sometimes bookselling gets in the way of maintaining the blog!

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