Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson

 

feral youth

Review by: Ivy 

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An OK try at updating the Canterbury Tales for teens. I didn’t really get into this book, but Shaun David Hutchinson is a good author, so I don’t really know what happened here. If this had just been a book of stories, and the escape from the forest plot had been a separate book, I would have loved both, but together neither felt necessary. Rating: Three/Five

For Fans Of: Classical to YA Adaptations, Survival Tales, Random Characters Thrown Together Through Circumstances Beyond Their Control

Favorite Quotes:

  • “The world burns from the inside out. You don’t see it until it’s too late.”
  • “He can’t breathe because he’s got asthma, whereas you’re just an asshole for no reason.”
  • “So what? Who gives a shit who’s banging who?” “Whom,” Jaila said. “What?” “Who’s banging whom.” Tino tensed. “I don’t need a fucking grammar lesson.”
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