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  • By Anna Grace
    Sep 11, 2017
    This book is a fascinating metaphor for life. It is one of those clever books that teach chcildren a lesson while also speaking to adults - perhaps at a deeper level. Worthy of a re-read, I highly recommend this book!
  • By vicki bateman
    Jan 19, 2017
    A faboulous book i throughly enjoyed reading it.It keptme on my toes with anticapation i recomend for any age.
  • By Tina
    Jun 29, 2016
    A thought-provoking read suited for any age group! short and sweet too - perfect for a weekend away
  • By Bill Fuller
    Jun 8, 2016
    "Semaine" is one of those "I just can't put it down" books. It is a compelling story which carries clear and concise messages for readers of all ages, and has been written in a style which makes it easy to absorb the many "life messages" contained in its pages. It provoked in this reader an awakening of the senses, and the more I read, the easier it became to identify with the characters. Tony, you have excelled yourself, and you should be mighty proud of your effort. Bill Fuller Melbourne, Australia.
  • By Peter Kerr
    May 25, 2016
    Clever premise drives a modern morality tale ‘Semaine’ by Tony Henderson-Newport creates a really interesting premise. Namely that a chameleon becomes incorporated into a human body, and as well as being privy to that person’s thoughts, is also able to contribute its own viewpoint to their mind. Henderson-Newport pulls off this chimera surprisingly well. He uses this device (if that’s the right term) to explore issues around ecology, sustainability, man’s attitude to nature, and the importance of family. Set in Spain, the 129 page paperback subtly reminds us that habitat destruction continues even in progressive western economies. It is a modern morality tale. The book’s dramatic tension is well-executed. Semaine wants to go back to his own family, but can feel his own ability to escape the body he’s trapped in is fading. How he goes about returning to the forest from which he came and to the exact spot he became incorporated into the the human body is nicely unresolved until right... More > near the finish. This is a well-written book that keeps you questioning ‘what will happen next’. It makes you wish you were clever enough to come up with the premise yourself.< Less
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Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Published
July 11, 2011
Language
English
Pages
129
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
0.54 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
5.83 wide x 8.26 tall
Product ID
16209412
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