A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2011
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Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio ; Grand Haven, Mich. : [Distributed exclusively by]Brilliance Audio, p2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781455844999
Branch Call Number: PLAYAWAY TEEN NES
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (4 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 9 x 6 cm
Additional Contributors: Isaacs, Jason 1963-


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Oct 25, 2016

One of the best tales I have encountered in many years. Stellar performance by Jason Isaacs. This is a story for teens and adults. At some point in everyone's life a monster will come calling.

LPL_MeredithW Jul 10, 2016

A haunting, heartbreaking novel guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and re-read. The audiobook, read by Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy!) is a stunning performance, and it's short enough that it won't overwhelm you, even if you're not an audiobook person.

samdog123 Jan 10, 2014

A really great read and one that makes you think about mind over matter. Middle-schooler, Connor O'Malley, copes with his Mother's terminal illness, bullying at school and his relationship with his Grandmother and absentee Father. Psychology and fantasy become one as Connor works through the problems in his life. A short book on compact disc with an excellent reader. Some mature themes here, so best for teens.

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