There are those who are popular. There are those who are outcasts. And there are those who must choose between the two.
Megan Tuw and her friends are "smart, funny, pretty: everything you could want to be," but when Megan ends up in detention with the high school pariah, Perdita Wiguiggan, she begins to learn that the Freak has something the members of her clique lack. While their surreptitious friendship widens narrator Megan's limited perspective poetry-obsessed Perdita takes her to a university course and to her abusive homeit also creates escalating tension between Megan and her girlfriends. Though the plot is fairly predictable, Australian author Brugman here making her U.
Sign up for our newsletters! Brugman accurately and horrifically portrays the high school scene and the peer pressure that is faced while in high school. The protagonist, Megan Tuw, has always been part of the in-crowd.
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Megan felt uncomfortable. Megan has to chose: the clique or the freak? I really like the writing style. I already read the book some years ago but it still touched me like the first time I read it and I was crying and sobbing like a baby at the final chapters.
The heat got too much for one woman who took to the streets of East London wearing nothing but a pair of shoes. The sizzling heat seemed to get too much for one woman who stripped off all her clothes and walked through the streets. Wearing nothing but her shoes and her birthday suit, the woman strode proudly through east London.
Thank you! Megan Tuw, a not-very-likable teen, is self-absorbed and ruled by peer pressure. Thoughtfully chosen, skillfully placed poetry by William Blake, Christina Rossetti, Andrew Taylor, and others enriches a provocative examination of peer pressure, the nature of loyalty and living with the consequences of betrayal. A painful look at the naked truth.