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I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom Alex Shearer

I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom By Alex Shearer

I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom by Alex Shearer


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Summary

A new and hilarious adventure from the author of Sea Legs!

I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom Summary

I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom by Alex Shearer

13 year old Bosworth Hartie didn't think his parents could inflict much more mental torture on him - isn't having the worst name in the world enough! Then they get it into their heads to find him a wife: a nice, dependable girl who will keep Bozzie on the straight and narrow.To Bosworth's horror they match him up with one Veronica Melling, a girl whose spiteful nature and butter wouldn't melt facade, guarantee that his life is hell. Bosworth decides to run away, the day before his so called engagement party - that should put an end to this ridiculous idea! What Bosworth doesn't know is that Veronica has the very same idea, and in a cruel twist of fate the two of them end up running away together - and hiding out in Veronica's gran's caravan by the seaside. Veronica turns out to be every bit as annoying and petty as he thought, but as the days go by, the two of them learn to rub along together, until, by the time their whereabouts are discovered, they actually kind of...like each other. A wonderfully wry and nicely paced story of a microcosmic marriage...

I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom Reviews

SEA LEGS: A great, rollicking adventure! -- The Financial Times 20030915 Lively style and high joke count. -- The Observer 20061210

About Alex Shearer

Alex Shearer started his writing career as a scriptwriter and has had great success in that field. His credits include The Two of Us, the 1990s sitcom starring Nicholas Lyndhurst. More recently he has started writing for children. His Wilmot stories have been adapted for TV by Yorkshire television, and his children's novel, The Greatest Store in the World, was screened as a feature length TV film on Christmas Eve 1999 by the BBC. Alex's recent novel 'The Speed of the Dark' was shortlisted for the 2002 Guardian Fiction Prize

Additional information

GOR003708725
9780340930281
0340930284
I Was a Schoolboy Bridegroom by Alex Shearer
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2006-11-02
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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