Thursday, June 9, 2011

Now by Morris Gleitzman

This novel would appeal equally to boys as to girls and moves along at a fast pace. Set in the current day, this is the final book in the series that began with Once,continued with Then and is... Now. Felix is a grandfather. He has achieved much in his life and is widely admired. He has mostly buried the painful memories of his childhood, but they resurface when his granddaughter Zelda comes to stay with him. Together they face a cataclysmic event armed only with their with gusto and love – an event that helps them achieve salvation from the past, but also brings the possibility of destruction. To listen to the first chapter click on the link below the book.

Watch an interview with Morris Gleitzman discussing his books and their themes.

1 comment:

  1. I have already read Once and Then. I am excited to read Now and I have heard many good things about this book.