|Statement||Illus. by Margaret Wetherbee.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.B137 Tr|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||123|
|LC Control Number||53009943|
The Truants is told entirely by Jess and is difficult to categorise, to the point where I would say it's just a good story, and an admirable debut by Kate Weinberg. What begins as a group of students having fun soon twists into something else entirely as Jess realises that none of her new acquaintances are quite as they seem/5(9). At once thrilling and heart breaking, The Truants is a novel that beautifully captures how easy it is to wound those we love and be wounded by them, and the long, anguished road to forgiveness that follows.” —Meghan MacLean Weir, author of The Book of Essie “Weinberg writes incisively and evocatively about infatuation, heartbreak, and grief.”Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Truants [Ron, Carlson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Truants5/5(1). The Truants is a novel worth skipping class for, and Weinberg's writing marks the arrival of a sure talent." — USA Today “One of the best thriller debuts in recent years, with all the cleverness of Ruth Ware (and, yes, even Christie herself) and a dash of Donna Tartt’s edgy darkness/5(8).
The Truants is told entirely by Jess and is difficult to categorise, to the point where I would say it's just a good story, and an admirable debut by Kate Weinberg. What begins as a group of students having fun soon twists into something else entirely as Jess realises that none of her new acquaintances are quite as they seem/5(51). Book Summary Seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written, The Truants is a debut novel of literary suspense perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History - a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths to which obsession can drive us. People disappear when they most want to be seen. Perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History, The Truants is a seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written debut novel of literary suspense–a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths to which obsession can drive us. “Deftly plotted and with vivid, compelling characters.” –Jojo Moyes. Lorna is the author of The Truants, a brilliant work arguing that great artists must destroy their personal lives to create, which has captured Jess’ imagination ever since she was given the book by her : Kate Weinberg.
Truants by Ron Carlson. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. This book is about the innate hunger of the human heart to belong. To be part of a family unit whether or not there are blood ties. It’s about the refusal of the American adult to be bothered with those young enough Pages: The Truants, by Kate Weinberg (Bloomsbury, $) is available at Unity Books. The Spinoff Review of Books is proudly brought to you by Unity Books, recently named International Book Store of Author: Chloe Blades. Reading The Truants changes Jess's life. Why do you think The Truants speaks to Jess so powerfully? Is there a book you read when you were a teenager that changed you? What about as an adult? At the beginning of the novel, Jess thinks of herself as "a bystander: a witness, an observer" (p. 21). Kate Weinberg’s sizzling debut novel The Truants revolves around a fictional book also called The Truants, and it opens with a fan letter to its author sent by the she explains in her mash note, Jessica Walker will be attending college at the University of East Anglia — a brutalist backwater in the middle of nowhere — mainly for the opportunity to escape the crushing Author: Marion Winik.