The Road of Bones

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2008年4月29日 - 224 頁

In school, Yuri is taught that the revolution liberated his country. He learns how the new leaders are always working for the greater good. But the truth is that life for his family and those around him is a brutal, poverty-stricken struggle. The government does nothing except punish those who protest. And one day, to his shock and horror, Yuri himself is branded an “enemy of the state” simply for dropping a few careless words.

In an author’s note, Anne Fine describes The Road of Bones as an adventure-escape story set in “a sort-of Russia, in a sort-of 1930s, under a Stalin-type leader.” This chilling political thriller follows the frantic footsteps of a teenager on the run, a criminal who hasn’t committed a crime, a young man on a path to discovering the truth about how far he will go in order to survive.

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Aarggh. I have enjoyed Anne Fines books in the past - but this one I read the first few chapters, flicked through the rest and read the last chapter. I can see it might inspire some people but maybe I'm finally growing out of my adolescence. 閱讀評論全文

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In a "sort-of Russia, in a sort-of 1930s, under a Stalin-type leader," young Yuri casually criticizes his government and must immediately flee to the countryside, beginning a dark journey across a ... 閱讀評論全文

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ANNE FINE has written over forty books, including Madame Doubtfire—the basis for the film Mrs. Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. She lives in County Durham, England, and was named the Children’s Laureate of her country from 2001 to 2003.

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