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Wonder (Adult edition)

Winner of the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2014, category Preis der Jugendlichen

Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He does ordinary things. He eats ice-cream. He plays on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been home-schooled by his parents his entire life, in an attempt to protect him from the cruelty of the outside world.

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R. J. Palacio is a graphic designer by day and a writer by night. She lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, WONDER, has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide and has spent over three years in the UK and US bestseller charts.
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"The breakout sensation of 2012... Wonder is destined to go the way of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time... dark, funny, touching. No Tube carriage will be without a copy this year" The Times "Emotionally rewarding... funny, touching, honest" Daily Mail "Gripping - I'd really recommend it to anybody. It's a young adult book book about a little boy who's born with a disfigured face, written from his point of view... charming, brutal and brilliant" Observer "I'd defy anyone not to well up when he cries: "Why do I have to be so ugly, Mommy?", and as for the climax, it wreaks emotional havoc. There is a message running through the book, most clearly voiced by an inspirational teacher, that if we were all a little kinder to one another the benefit would be incalculable. To finish it with a firm resolve to be a better person - well, you can't ask much more of any book than that" Independent "Tremendously uplifting and a novel of all-too-rare power" Sunday Express
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 368
Erscheinungsdatum 01.08.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-552-77862-6
Verlag Transworld Publ. Ltd UK
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,8/2,5 cm
Gewicht 262 g
Verkaufsrang 14.310
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
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