[ Read ] ➲ Flick Author Abigail Tarttelin – Anguillais.us

Flick From The Critically Acclaimed, Award Winning Author Of Golden Boy Comes Abigail Tarttelin S Debut Novel, Written When She Was Just Nineteen And Never Before Published In America, A Modern Day Romeo And Juliet About Sex, Love, And Growing Up My Name Is Flick And These Are My Images Of My Disconnected Life, My Forgettable Weeks And Unforgettable Weekends I Am One Of The Disaffected Youth Marooned By A Lack Of Education And Lack Of Anything Better To Do , Will Flicker, A.k.a Flick, Spends Most Days Pondering The Artistry Behind Being A Stoner, Whether Pepsi Is Better Than Coke, And How Best To Get Clear Of His Tiny, One Horse Suburb But Flick Senses There S Something Else Out There Waiting For Him, And The Sign Comes In The Form Of The New Girl In Town A Confident, Unconventionally Beautiful Girl Named Rainbow As Their Relationship Develops, Flick Finds Himself Torn Between The Twisted Loyalty He Feels To His Old Life And The Pull Of Freedom That Rainbow Represents The Story Unfolds In A Small Factory Town In Northern England, Where Bleak And Sometimes Treacherous Circumstances Make The Taste Of A Love Affair Even Sweeter Told With Humor And Raw Honesty, In A Voice Both Authentic And Compelling GQ, UK , Flick Captures An Unforgettable Moment In The Life Of A Young Man On The Verge.

[ Read ] ➲ Flick  Author Abigail Tarttelin – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Flick
  • Abigail Tarttelin
  • 13 June 2019
  • 1476724873

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➲ Flick Author Abigail Tarttelin – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    Different The author of my favourite book Asked the library to add it to the collection, which they did I love my public library This author is one to watch I discovered this author here at Goodreads She wrote my favourite book of all time I loved itThis was very different, as it should be, one to be taken on it s own merit A debut novel, this author is immensely talented, I love her writing but I don t love this as much Golden Boy I guess it s sensical t...


  2. says:

    Will Flick Flicker gives us a sort of twisted take on a coming of age novel where we are drawn into the mind of a fifteen year old stoner among other drugs as he discovers a very important life lesson, buried beneath the philosophical rambling This story felt, at times, like the most amazing book and yet, I was almost underwhelmed I felt like I had a contact high as I read along I could almost see myself in my teen angst fueled youth, with a joint pressed between my lips weighing the big Will Flick Flicker gives us a sort of twisted take on a coming of age novel where we are drawn into the mind of a fifteen year old stoner among other drugs as he discovers a very important life lesson, buried beneath the philosophical rambling This story felt, at times, like the most amazing book and yet, I was almost underwhelmed I felt like I had a contact high as I read along I could almost see mys...


  3. says:

    its true, we know what we lack why d you think we re wankered half the time Sometimes you read a book and it hits you in the heart unexpectedly Something incredibly hopeless and ugly can actually have beauty and meaning Be a life lesson and a discovery.Flick our main male character tells a story that s incredibly real, powerful and uncomfortable It s also a photographic snapshot of the now the today The actualisation of a certain demographic and the societal and cultural aspects that its true, we know what we lack why d you think we re wankered half the time Sometimes you read a book and it hits you in the heart unexpectedly Something incredibly hopeless and ugly can actually have beauty and meaning Be a life lesson and a discovery.Flick our main male character tells a story that s incredibly real, powerful and uncomfortable It s also a photographic snapshot of the now the today The actualisation of a certain demographic and the societal and cultural aspects that are the reality for some teenagers today in Britain Oh take me, self pity, drag me down into your sweet nothingness As I read I felt morose and despondent Wanting to shake, rescue or parent our Flick He s an intelligent, clued up teenager that almost comes across wise beyond his years Perhaps a little too mature Completely aware and at ease with what his life entails and the prospects and reality of it There were moments where I smiled or la...


  4. says:

    Okaywhere to start.First, the synopsis claims A modern day Romeo and Juliet with a voice reminiscent of the rawness of 1970s punk and I was really excited to start this book after reading that little tidbit Unfortunately, this is not the feel I got from Flick At all Ever At any point Nope.Second, the synopsis also claims lack of education Uh..no Again, just nope He goes to class, he gets good grades, he goes on these ridiculous tangents that are absolutely, totally, 100% meaning Okaywhere to start.First, the synopsis claims A modern day Romeo and Juliet with a voice reminiscent of the rawness of 1970s punk and I was really excited to start this book after reading that little tidbit Unfortunately, this is not the feel I got from Flick At all Ever At any point Nope.Second, the synopsis also claims lack of education Uh..no Again, just nope He goes to class, he gets good grades, he goes on these ridiculous tangents that are absolutely, totally, 100% meaningless but fucking well thought out none the less He s not a dumb kid, he s not uneducated Flick is really just an uncaring dickhead He uses the excuse of living in a dead end town, to be a wasted...


  5. says:

    I have to be clear here I am quite fussy when it comes to reading new books, in fact i tend to read old favourites over and over because i trust them and the reaction i get to reading them.When i received this book, the first thing you notice is the quality of the book You flick through the book, checking the font size, how many pages there are, how heavy the book feels.The font size is perfect especially when reading in bed or sneaking in a quiet few mins on the bus , the pages are enough no I have to be clear here I am quite fussy when it comes to reading new books, in fact i tend to read old favourites over and over because i trust them and the reaction i get to reading them.When i received this book, the first thing you notice is the quality of the book You flick through the book, checking the font size, how many pages there are, how heavy the book feels.The font size is perfect especially when reading in bed or sneaking in a quiet few mins on the bus , the pages are enough not to scare you, and the weight is perfect for shoving into a bag at a moments notice and not feeling the extra weight which is usually when i blame my purse for having too many cop...


  6. says:

    I have passed Flick in my library at least 200 times I m not even joking, I saw this book every time I visited my branch Based on the cover, I thought it was a book about Flickr, that photo hosting website thing I don t know I thought Abigail Tarttelin was talking about social networking sites and technology and how it affects youngsters I was wrong I was the wrongest girl in america Maybe even the world Flick tells the tale of Will Flicker, an attractive, cocky, smart, FIFTEEN YEAR OLD I have passed Flick in my library at least 200 times I m not even joking, I saw this book every time I visited my branch Based on the cover, I thought it was...


  7. says:

    I found this a riveting, touching, hilarious, irreverent, but somehow familiar read when I was editing it Thanks to everyone who has reviewed I am joining Good Reads a little late, it s July 2012, but I m excited to read boo...


  8. says:

    Flick was purchased by me at Waterstones in Oxford As a Canadian visiting England for the first time, I wanted a taste of Contemporary YA fiction in the country Flick surpassed all my expectations and .The writing is engaging and Flick s voice draws you completely into the story The love between Flick and Rainbow was so beautifully described.The reason this book gets a five star rating from me is solely because of this one passage Think of that person you knew when you were a kid, who you Flick was purchased by me at Waterstones in Oxford As a Canadian visiting England for the first time, I wanted a taste of Contemporary YA fiction in the country Flick surpassed all my expectations and .The writing is engaging and Flick s voice draws you completely into the story The love between Flick and Rainbow was so beautifully described.The reason this book gets a five star rating from me is solely because of this one passage Think of that person you knew when you were a kid, who you always thought you could have...


  9. says:

    I really don t know what to say about this book I laughed, I liked it, it wasokay I don t know I couldn t connect with anyone but I liked the story No rating because I still don t know how I feel about it Beautiful cover though Flick is smart and smokes like a chimney He s fifteenI guess that put me off This book takes place in England so yay Not much else I can say about him.Rainbow is a cool name She was fun I think I would have enjoyed thisif it were her POV.Ugh, I wish I really don t know what to say about this book I laughed, I liked it, it wasokay I don t know I couldn t connect with anyone but I liked the story No rating because I still don t know how I feel about it Beautiful cover though Flick ...


  10. says:

    I think I would have enjoyed this book farhad it been narrated by Rainbow instead of Flick I think her perspective would have beenenjoyable as she is by far theinteresting character an orphaned girl named Rainbow adopted by an interracial lesbian couple HELLO Flick was not nearly as likeable, though I m not sure he s supposed to be,and his tone is just too cynical for me to enjoy do adults think this is what all teenagers sound like Maybe it s just me that feels like tha I think I would have enjoyed this book farhad it been narrated by Rainbow instead of Flick I think her perspective would have beenenjoyable as she is by far theinteresting character an orphaned girl named Rainbow adopted by an interracial lesbian couple HELLO Flick was not nearly as likeable, though I m not sure he s supposed to be,and his tone is just too cynical for me to enjoy do adults think this is what all teenagers sound like Maybe it s just me that feels like that s the case Some really beautiful and heartbrea...

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