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characters Touched author Scott Campbell ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ò Scott Campbell Robbie Young is an ordinary twelve year old boy about to drop a bombshell that will devastate his small town family One day he rides his bike home after school finds his mother in the kitchen making dinner and speaks aloud the secret he's been keeping for a year Jer Interesting premisse but the way it was used left much to be desired Many chapters started with unrelated ponderings of the respective narrators stuff I was not interested in and it didn t even feel it was building up to something Those long boring introductions were probably supposed to flesh out a character and all that but it only bothered me and I kept thinking get on with the storyStyle wasn t anything remarkable It wasn t bad and it wasn t outstanding Some observations were neat and redeemed the author a little but most were bland and uninteresting Other than the daring subject it was nothing special

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characters Touched author Scott Campbell ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ò Scott Campbell An's wife Linda and concluded by Robbie himself fifteen years later when he has returned to town for a high school reunion Each voice is remarkably persuasive and utterly convincing and the result is a novel that is impossible to put down as it is impossible to forg I didn t know what to expect going in to this book Was it a thriller a drama was the guy guilty didn t know Turns out the book is a very straight forward and believable portrait of a man and boy relationshipWhat I liked about the book is that it was well rounded all the sides were presented and the four sides were presented unslanted Everyone in the story did something wrong and there was no attempt to hide that but at the same time it wasn t glorified People do things that are wrong all the timeThe interesting thing for me was the grey area of the whole situation I feel that pedophilia has become the witch hunt of our times and the witch hunt is doing harm than good I was dating a guy who lived in a different country from his daughter and missed her very much He inuired about a job at a day care and was told no single man was ever going to get that job and it s a shame These kids are missing out on something and so is he There seems to be an attit

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characters Touched author Scott Campbell ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB free read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ò Scott Campbell Ry Houseman's been touching me Robbie has been molested and the Young family will never be the same From that moment on the novel unfolds with inexorable power The story is narrated in four parts first by Robbie's mother then by Jerry Houseman himself then by Housem Whilst the novel makes it clear that Rob has been damaged by Jerry it does allow that all of the adult characters including by his own account the victim are flawed and imperfect people The portrayal of these adults is the most interesting aspect of the narrative because Campbell is interested in how our natures shape our perceptions of morality and this novel is about perceptionObviously Jerry initiates sexual contact with a child knowing this and is punished for it I found it disturbing that he seemed to have drawn a line under his experience in the Philippines where buying Ernesto was just business as though this was not as serious as what he did at home However we all also tend to minimise our culpability in a past action when we are resolved to try not to repeat it in the future and Jerry does try to change his behaviour because he is aware that it is wrong I think that within the moral universe of this novel this is an important factorBy cont

  • Paperback
  • 324
  • Touched author Scott Campbell
  • Scott Campbell
  • English
  • 28 December 2019
  • 9780553378221