EBOOK NEW Wild Boy ´ Rob Lloyd Jones
One Sentence Review Action packed with a SherlockVictorian twist and a mystery that will have ids wondering when the heck the seuel s coming out One of my favourite books from back in the day when I was just a small boy Shorter than I remember but still fantastic a great era and characters even though the story is a bit predictable If you want a short lil mystery I say go for it x Abandoned at birth and given to a freakshow at 8 Wild Boy has learned to never trust anyone and to consider himself a monsterIt s 1841 London England A covered from Covered From To covered from to in hair is forced to perform in front of vicious crowds In order to eep himself going Wild Boy watches people He sees things about them that no one else does and in time develops. Murder mystery meets carnival flair in a rollicking Victorian adventure centered on a boy with a uniue appearance and uniue giftsIn the seedy underworld of Victorian London a boy is born and abandoned Snatched up by an unscrupulous and abusive showman Wild Boy covered in hair from head to toe becomes a sideshow freak Isolated. .
A useful skill of deduction He can learn facts from a person with a single glance with subtle hints and clues on their clothes or movements When there s a murder in the fairground Wild Boy is blamed and forced to go into hiding With his deduction skill under his wing and Clarissa the circus acrobat who was accused alongside him he sets out to solve who the iller was and clear their namesIt was accused alongside him he sets out to solve who the real Black Women in White America A Documentary History killer and clear their namesIt so much potentialStarting out strong with uniue engaging characters the storyeeps you entertained with its easy readable writing Both Wild Boy and Clarissa were complex interesting characters and I shipped them like you wouldn t believe Its intended audience was YA I believe even though "The Main Characters Were Very Young At "main characters were very young at years oldH. From other children and wickedly abused by the cruel master who bought him Wild Boy becomes an avid observer developing Sherlock Holmes–like deductive skills Although he is tormented and insulted icked and spat at his uick mind takes in everything he sees When a murder occurs at the fair Wild Boy is hastily accused Can he Owever it read like a middle grade albeit a disturbing one I new who the Le guide Ornitho killer was less than halfway through the book After that the story followed one predictable action after another down to the typical damsel in distress and dramaticiller reveal dialogue and scene For murder mysteries to hold your interests they can t be predictable It ruins the
fun of guessingof guessing was enjoyable but predictable I recommend anything by Agatha Christie if you re looking for something unpredictable and historical murder mystery 4 STARS American Horror Story FREAKSHOW meets Sherlock HolmesMurder mayhem mystery action friendship and batshit craziness I will now need a copy of this for my shelf because it was awesome I loved the 1800s carnivalfair atmos. Se HIS POWERS OF DEDUCTION TO SAVE powers of deduction to save And will the talented and spunky young acrobat Clarissa be with him or against him Readers will be swept along by the cinematic pace immersed in the vivid historical setting and gripped by suspense as they wait to find out if a better fate could possibly await someone so very differe.