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Blueeyedboy Once there was a widow with three sons, and their names were Black, Brown and Blue Black was the eldest moody and aggressive Brown was the middle child, timid and dull But Blue was his mother s favourite And he was a murdererBlueeyedboy is the brilliant new novel from Joanne Harris a dark and intricately plotted tale of a poisonously dysfunctional family, a blind child prodigy, and a serial murderer who is not who he seems Told through posts on a webjournal called badguysrock, this is a thriller that makes creative use of all the multiple personalities, disguise and mind games that are offered by playing out a life on the internet


10 thoughts on “Blueeyedboy

  1. says:

    The world turns not on love, or even money, but on obsession Well this was an absolute mindfuck To the point where I may not sleep tonight Three brothers black, brown and blue An abusive parent A gift of words having smells and colours connected with them An online webpage full of fictional murders Or are they fiction Told through a series of blog posts on badguysrock Joanne Harris


  2. says:

    This is probably one of the most difficult reviews I have written in a long while, for two reasons 1 I am a HUGE Joanne Harris fan I have read nearly all her books and just adore them except for this one 2 I really had no idea what was going on for most of this book.How do I even explain Let s give it a go The story is narrated by B.B., a loner who spends most of his time on the int


  3. says:

    It was with great trepidation that I embarked on this literary voyage as I had glanced at a few not so favourable reviews will I ever learn Anyway, better to get this out of the way at the beginning there is no chocolate, no magic, no wine, no fruit except for some rotten fruit juice I have no doubt that Joanne Harris is ever so slightly ticked off by folk expecting her to continue w


  4. says:

    Harris may be better known for her lighter works of magical realism, but she can write a twisty, dark psychological thriller like almost no one else Like her earlierGentlemen and Players , this is a multiple perspective narrative which toys with the many assumptions readers make about identity, reality and truth in fiction What seems at first to be a straightforward psychological stud


  5. says:

    Without doubt, my favourite holiday read I m still not entirely sure what happened or who is who, but mesmerizing And Ma, what a disgusting mother she is A complete mix of reality, fantasy, childhood and the present and of course the blurring of the senses Fabulous


  6. says:

    I thought I would love this, as I recently read Joanne Harris s Gentlemen and Players , which I thought was a superb book, and was told this was in the same vein It has considerable similarities, based again on the idea of concealing your identity, and even set in the same town the fictional school that formed the setting of Gentlemen and Players also features in this novel I liked the


  7. says:

    Joanne Harris began her career with two works of dark fiction that in many ways define her style better than the crowd pleasing Chocolat She has always been interested in the masks we hide behind, and in blueeyedboy is able to give full rein to these ideas I was unsure what to expect as I started to read as I had glanced at a few not so favourable reviews Anyway, better to get this out o


  8. says:

    I got impatient to read blueeyedboy You sort of expect Joanne Harris work to show up in charity shops in short notice I ve found most of the rest of her work there, in my charity shop binges, after all But I got tired of waiting, and didn t want to wait until Christmas, so I actually bought it for the Kindle app on my phone That made it very convenient to read a chapter here and there eve


  9. says:

    I tried several times to get into this book I never give up on reading a book but I did this time In fact I brough it with me to France and have left it there I hope they have better luck than me reading it An absolute mess it was A shame, I had high hopes for it Even bought it twice I had lent it to my daughter and then thought I had lost it so I ordered it again That was how much I wante


  10. says:

    3.5 stars This book wasodd I don t quite know what to make of it odd Finish the book and stare at it blankly because what the fuck did I just read odd Essentially, the gist of this book is that there s a 40 something guy named B.B He lives with his mother, and spends big chunks of his life online, writing fiction about committing murder on Totally Not LiveJournal He s part of a fiction writ


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