Book Reviews of Black Swan Green

Black Swan Green
Black Swan Green
Author: David Mitchell
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ISBN-13: 9780812974010
ISBN-10: 0812974018
Publication Date: 2/27/2007
Pages: 304
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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Delightful. I loved the narrator. He was so real. Plus, the British expressions cracked me up.
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An unique perspective of a 13-year old boy growing up in a small town in England.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Alot of back and forth, not sure it's a dream or daydreaming or real. All comes together nicely. Seems to have influences of Murikami's writting style.
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Very sweet story. Would recommend highly.
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"Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" set in 1980s England. Jason Taylor spends a year, beginning as a rather hapless and picked-upon thirteen-year-old, who stutters and must hide his talent in poetry. By the end of the novel much has changed for the better, including his relationship with his sister and the opposite sex in general. In spite of Jason's incredibly poetic view of the world, he still sounds like a real thirteen-year-old. A welcoming introduction to David Mitchell's writing.