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by Aidan Chambers
Also by Aidan Chambers. When Ditto challenges Morgan to prove that literature is crap he triggers off a chain of events to alter his outlook of life forever.
Also by Aidan Chambers. Ditto faces a series of charges from Morgan against literature: that all fiction is Done.
How to describe it? It happened to me, but not me. I was him, but not him. Haven’t you, Morgan, ever been through a day when you were not yourself?
Aidan Chambers some other you? This day was like that for me. So how to describe it and make you believe how it was, how it seemed? How to show you me-him this day? Begin at the beginning. As I-I. As eye. Slept solidly. A cuckoo woke me. Unexpectedly refreshed. How do you ever know? What’s the proof?). Optimistic, certainly; full of energy.
Aidan Chambers (born 27 December 1934) is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land (1999). For his "lasting contribution to children's literature" he won the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002.
Aidan Chambers is the author of the highly acclaimed Dance Sequence of young-adult novels: Breaktime, Dance on My Grave . Aidan won the Michael L. Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal for Postcards from No Man’s Land.
Aidan Chambers is the author of the highly acclaimed Dance Sequence of young-adult novels: Breaktime, Dance on My Grave, Now I Know, The Toll Bridge, Postcards from No Man’s Land, and This Is All. He was also awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award, children’s literature’s highest honor, for his body of work. He’s only the second British writer to win it.
Aidan Chambers leaves it up to the reader to decide in this novel that Publishers Weekly calls excruciatingly funny as well as touching
Aidan Chambers leaves it up to the reader to decide in this novel that Publishers Weekly calls excruciatingly funny as well as touching. Includes a new afterword from the author! Praise for Aidan Chambers. Michael L. Printz Award winner. Carnegie Medal winner.
But how can he get across to Morgan the enthusiasm he feels for fiction? In an inspired moment Ditto sets out to write his own piece of literature that will answer Morgan's criticisms. On one level this book is simply a record of an unusually turbulent week in the life of an ordinary person.
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When Ditto challenges Morgan to prove that literature is crap he triggers off a chain of events to alter his outlook of life forever
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In Breaktime, Ditto challenges Morgan to prove that literature is crap and triggers off a chain of events to alter his outlook of life forever. Dead; a sham and a pretence. Dead; a sham and a pretence
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