[ Read ] ➬ Bad Alice Author Jean Ure – Buyphenergan500.us

Bad Alice 13 Year Old Duffy Is Staying With His Nan For The Summer While His Mum And Seriously Ill Little Sister Are In America For A Life Saving Operation Duffy Suffers Mildy From Tourette S Syndrome He Only Knows His Gran And One Of Her Neighbour S Kids, A Loud, Insensitive Kid Called Stephen What S He Going To Do For Six Whole Weeks Then Duffy Meets Alice, A Girl His Age Who Lives Next Door, A Girl Who Nan Disapproves Of And Everyone In The Town Thinks Is Mad A Girl Who Makes Duffy Feel Accepted And Liked Alice Is Volatile, And Direct And Duffy Tells Her All About His Little Sister, His Tourette S And His Absent Father Who Left His Mum Because Of Him Alice Is Cryptic About Her Own Home Life Everyone Knows Her Adoptive Father, Big Norm He S The Most Popular Man Around A Devout Evangelist Who Runs A Care Home Duffy S Nan Adores Him Yet Alice And Her Adopted Sister Are Half In Awe, Half Frightened Of Their Dad Desperate For His Approval, Yet Somehow Resentful Of Him, Too It Isn T Until Alice Shows Duffy The Story She S Been Writing, Written In The Style Of Alice In Wonderland, That The Scales Finally Fall From His Eyes.Big Norm Has Been Abusing Alice, To What Extent It Isn T Clear, But She S Terrified, And He Has To Help Her Duffy Convinces Alice To Face Her Situation In The Real World, Not Just In A Story, And To Tell His Nan What S Been Going On When The Truth Is Out, Alice Is Taken Into Care, And Duffy Faces The Fact He May Never See Her Again, But Bad Alice Touched His Life He Will Never Forget Her.

[ Read ] ➬ Bad Alice  Author Jean Ure – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 156 pages
  • Bad Alice
  • Jean Ure
  • English
  • 11 March 2018
  • 0340817607

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➬ Bad Alice Author Jean Ure – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    This was a muchhard hitting book than I expected I found both and Duffy and Alice to be very interesting characters I ve never come across a character who has tourettes, but I found it to be handled very well and not oversensitively it made no social difference, but it did give Duffy a slight sense of vunerability Alice is a misfit She is extremely intriguing, very unique and impressively developed Alice s own Malice in Blunderland story a very dark take on the classic Alice in This was a muchhard hitting book than I expected I found both and Duffy and Alice to be very interesting characters I ve never...


  2. says:

    More like a 3.5 but 3 stars felt churlish It s a novellathan a novel but tightly and meticulously constructed The narrator and his Tourette s are handled sensitively but not with kid gloves and the core issue equally so My only niggle is the texts that form a story within a story I never really felt that they had the authentic voice of the Alice we ge...


  3. says:

    This was a very interesting book, it really surprised me.I liked the characters, i liked Alice she was very unique, i kinda felt really bad for her because everyone was so mean Especially Sarah, who always got her own way.I liked Duff...


  4. says:

    This book was really quite disturbing, and Jean Ure is known for writing books for children, which this one isn t especially suitable for the ages that her books are necessarily normally aimed at, but nevertheless it was an amazing book and the twist at the end was totally unexpected.


  5. says:

    Bad Alice is a short but masterfully written YA book about a lonely 13 year old kid called Duffy and his friendship with a girl named Alice who everyone thinks is bad Alice and Duffy get on immediately, despite Duffy s stuttering and spasms he has Tourette s syndrome and Alice s very poor reputation Duffy enjoys Alice s sense of her humour, her kindness and her imaginative nature He doesn t mind her fierce temper or her inventiveness in fact, he quite enjoys the latter , and finds her re Bad Alice is a short but masterfully written YA book about a lonely 13 year old kid called Duffy and his friendship with a girl named Alice who everyone thinks is bad Alice and Duffy get on immediately, despite Duffy s stuttering and spasms he has Tourette s syndrome and Alice s very poor reputation Duffy enjoys Alice s sense of her humour, her kindness and her imag...


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Well, I don t bother to write about the plot because I usually just give my opinion on the book Firstly, the cover for this book looks rather optimistic compared to the other paperback edition which pictured Alice Kingsley from Through The Looking Glass and the background was p...


  7. says:

    Duffy has been sent to stay at his Nan s while his mother is in America with his sister Charlotte for her operation Duffy has a really bad stammer and suffers from Tourettes not the swearing kind He gets bullied and has hardly any friends But this is the summer he meets Alice Bold bad Alice No one has a good word to say for her She finishes Duffy s sentences when he is not able to finish them Everyone thinks that Alice s adopted dad is the next best thing to a saint With his fiery red Duffy has been sent to stay at his Nan s while his mother is in America with his sister Charlotte for her operation Duffy has a really bad stammer and suffers from Tourettes not the swearing kind He gets bullied and has hardly any friends But this is the summer he meets Alice Bold bad Alice No one has a good word to say for her She finishes Duffy s sentences when he is not able t...


  8. says:

    This book shockingly touched my heart and why I hadn t heard about it before, I don t know It touches on serious problems such as Tourettes that I ve never read been touched on upon this way.Duffy is sent to stay with his Nan over the summer holidays and meet the next door neighbour, Alice Alice is a bad child well that s what all the neighbours say mad Alice However Duffy dec...


  9. says:

    Eh Read this because I loved Jean Ure s ballet books but I m just not much of a fan of the story within a story thing when the story is meant to be important to the plot, but it s all done so vaguely and is also kind of crap dude,...


  10. says:

    Really liked this book It was fast paced and well written and it had some sensitive subjects but they were handled pretty well The whole theme was darker than I expected when I first started reading this I liked the chapters from Alice s story and both Alice and Duffy were actually pre...

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