Liar and spy book review

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Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead - review

There are the messages Georges leaves his mother in Scrabble tiles last thing at night, and the messages she leaves him to find in the morning. She works night shifts at the hospital. But is she really leaving those messages, or is someone else? Or can it somehow be both her and not her? What game is being played here? And, yes, that's Georges with a silent "s", pronounced plain George, after the artist Georges Seurat. He played games too by, for example, putting a dab of red next to a dab of blue which, from a distance is perceived as being purple.

Georges the "s" is silent is a seventh-grader, named after his parents' favorite painter, French post-impressionist Georges Seurat. When Dad loses his job as an architect and tries to start his own business, Mom pulls double shifts as a nurse at the hospital. The family is forced to downsize, moving from a house to an apartment building in their same Brooklyn neighborhood. Mom tells Georges that life is like a Seurat painting: You can see it best when you stand back and look at the big picture. Heeding her advice, Georges tries not to worry but to embrace the changes in his life. In his new apartment building, Georges meets year-old Safer. He tells Georges that a man in the apartment below Georges, whom he calls Mr.

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By Martin Chilton , Culture Editor online. The s is silent, we are told. School is difficult for the only child of an out-of-work architect and nurse who have been forced to downsize and leave their much-loved home. When Georges moves to a new apartment building, he meets a cast of eccentric neighbours who set in motion a mystery that is the backdrop to sharp observational comedy from Rebecca Stead. Georges has been cast aside by his best friend and is putting up with some dismal intimidation at school "classic bully crap," he realises. Kids call him Gorgeous, prompting the aside: "there are worst things to be called, even for a boy".

This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to administer and improve your experience on our site, to help diagnose and troubleshoot potential server malfunctions, and to gather use and demographic information. See our cookie policy. Skip to Content. Get age-based picks. The book also describes middle-class urban life in Brooklyn and explores alternative methods of parenting and educating kids one of Georges' friends is homeschooled. Georges is named after the pointillist painter Georges Seurat, and he explains a good deal about that painting style.

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