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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock

by Matthew Quick

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults eBooks of the Month Modern and Contemporary Fiction

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Synopsis

A powerful and important book for fans of Mark Haddon, THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK and Jay Asher. How would you spend your birthday if you knew it would be your last? Eighteen-year-old Leonard Peacock knows exactly what he'll do. He'll say goodbye. Not to his mum - who he calls Linda because it annoys her - who's moved out and left him to fend for himself. Nor to his former best friend, whose torments have driven him to consider committing the unthinkable. But to his four friends: a Humphrey-Bogart-obsessed neighbour, a teenage violin virtuoso, a pastor's daughter and a teacher. Most of the time, Leonard believes he's weird and sad but these friends have made him think that maybe he's not. He wants to thank them, and say goodbye. In this riveting and heart-breaking book, acclaimed author Matthew Quick introduces Leonard Peacock, a hero as warm and endearing as he is troubled. And he shows how just a glimmer of hope can make the world of difference.

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ISBN: 9781472208200
Publication date: 16/01/2014
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472208200
Publication date: 16th January 2014
Author: Matthew Quick
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites, Modern and Contemporary Fiction,
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Matthew Quick

Matthew Quick, 33, is a writer living in Massachusetts. His work has appeared in the Boston Phoenix, Meridian, The Sun, Agni and several other journals. The Silver Linings Playbook is his first novel.

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