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Any ideas for a fourteen year old boy?

8 replies

RaspberryLemonPavlova · 05/12/2011 11:44

He is a very good reader and suitable adult fiction would be fine.

Especially modern fiction, but any ideas gratefull received.

Thank you

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smileitssunny · 05/12/2011 13:50

Phillip Pullman, Terry Pratchett, Michael Morpurgo...
What sort of books is he into? sci-fi? Arthur C Clark, Piers Anthony,

AKMD · 05/12/2011 20:22

The Sherlock Holmes short sories are excellent. The longer ones are a bit scary!

AKMD · 05/12/2011 20:22

Stories*

RaspberryLemonPavlova · 06/12/2011 23:07

Thank you. Sorry for disappearing, RL in way.

He seems to like all sorts, he has read some Terry Pratchett and Phillip Pullman. Michael Morpurgo his younger siblings have and I think he thinks them too young.

I might try the Sherlock Holmes.

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Ponders · 06/12/2011 23:08

Adrian Mole?

munstersmum · 07/12/2011 10:46

There is no dog - Meg Rosoff
Nevil Shute
Michael Crichton - Jurassic Park etc

SecretSpi · 07/12/2011 20:43

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell - written for adults but the main character is a teenage boy growing up in the 80s so good nostalgic stuff for parents, too!

cory · 09/12/2011 23:49

detective stories- not just Sherlock Holmes, but Agatha Christie and Ruth Rendell

the Rumpole books

classics like The Three Musketeers

dd enjoys P.G. Wodehouse

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