06-15-2008 09:46 PM
06-16-2008 09:59 PM
detailmuse wrote:I thought the timing and presentation of a body being found (p173) was well done.We actually end the previous chapter happy, hooray-ing with Lindsay and Fran because Lindsay passed her driver's test. And then the first line on the next page comes, BAM! "Right outside Geneva, two kids taking a shortcut through the woods behind a rundown motel found the body." O'Nan made me feel, as much as a reader can, the out-of-nowhere shock that the characters must have felt.I completely agree with you on this!Karla
I agree as well! It was a complete shock when the two boys found a body. I absolutely thought it was Kim. Then, like onecunninggirl, I realized that there was too much of the book left. But it shocked me and caught me off gaurd.
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06-17-2008 05:06 PM
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