Alfie Monk sembra un normalissimo adolescente. Solo che ha mille anni e ricorda perfettamente l'ultima invasione dei vichinghi in Inghilterra. Quando un incendio distrugge tutto ciò che ama e conosce, Alfie è costretto a chiedere aiuto a due suoi coetanei. O meglio, a due veri undicenni. Grazie a loro il ragazzo millenario scoprirà un modo di vivere diverso, un modo di vivere che non dura per sempre. Età di lettura: da 11 anni.
- ISBN: 8869055205
- Casa Editrice: HarperCollins Italia
- Pagine: 427
Book Review: The 1,000-year-old Boy by Ross Welford I guess at some point in our lives, all of us must have had this wish - of living forever. Or, even better, to be able to remain stuck at one age. To escape death. Wouldn’t that be cool? Well, not if you are Alfie Monk. He is a 1000-year-old boy. An Leggi tutto
I read this to my 8 year old son. He'd be perfectly capable of reading it himself, but I'm glad he let me read it to him - I really enjoyed this book. Before we get stuck into the review - the quick obligatory plug. I don't just read, I write. Mostly fantasy, but with a little English folklore on the Leggi tutto
It was a buddy read. I found this amazing book on Goodreads, and ask people if they like to buddy Read the book. Well we are glad we did it. It's a ⭐⭐⭐⭐ read for me. Plot was simple and characters are amazing. The trio is amazing, but Roxy is my favourite ♥️ I would ask people who want to read a funny lo Leggi tutto
I really needed a sweet adventure after wallowing in the darkness of ‘My Dark Vanessa.’ And this book really made me recover. What if you are stuck at one age? Sounds tempting, but as Ross Welford points out in the beautiful story of Alfie, a boy who has been at 11 for 1,000 years, that also means y Leggi tutto
An incredible book. Alfie, the main protagonist, deals with the gift/curse of living forever. When everything he loves is taken from him, he seeks to get rid of the gift/curse. The way Alfie is portrayed allows you to instantly connect and feel his pain.
A very lovely, very sad look at what eternal life would really be like - and how important love is, no matter how old you are. (10+) *Please note: this review is meant as a recommendation only. If you use it in any marketing material, online or anywhere on a published book without asking permission f Leggi tutto
Nope. He doesn't want to live for a thousand year. He just want to grow up. He regretted taking the magical life pearl that made him a mortal. But, it could be reversed! Alfie, the protagonist, had failed many friendships in his 1000 years of living. But not the last one when he decided to end his mo Leggi tutto
Some books leave you, with a warm fuzzy feeling and a smile on your face. This is one of those books. I really enjoyed this book. It has the perfect blend of history and magic. And I instantly loved Alfie. A sweet, young boy who just wants to be a normal and age like a normal boy. He befriends Adri Leggi tutto
This book was awesome! It had everything a great plot, characters,idea and vocab. I particularly liked Roxy who was the definition of what we all aspire to be: funny, smart, kind ,talented ect. Not only did it turn the pages itself and excite you no end , but this book carried a different moving , d Leggi tutto
Super Buch! Spannend und liest sich weg wie nichts! Sehr empfehlenswert für Leser zwischen 10 und 1000. :)
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