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Magical transportation | Review | Guardian Unlimited Books

I can't begin to describe how refreshibngly right-on this review by Frank Cottrell Boyce is:

I can't begin to describe how terrific this book is. We're in the middle of a spate of novels about football. I've read them all. This is the best. If you want to know just how much bolder and more accomplished current British "children's" fiction is than British "adult" fiction, I suggest you read a few chapters of David Peace's po-faced Beckett-lite account of Brian Clough's tenure at Leeds - The Damned United - and then turn to this glorious, cartwheeling, magical, frightening story. I promise you it'll be like watching Brazil after watching, well, Leeds... ...

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