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FREE DOC Ì READER Spud By John van de Ruit ✓ JOHN VAN DE RUIT æ It’s 1990 Apartheid is crumbling Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison And Spud Milton—thirteen year old prepubescent choirboy extraordinaire—is about to start his first year at an elite boys only boarding school in South AfrLl ages on a rowdy boarding school romp full of illegal midnight swims raging hormones and catastrophic holidays that will leave the entire family in total hysterics and thirsty for Winner of South Africa’s Booksellers’ Choice Award 20 Thirteen year old South African John Spud Milton receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious boarding school in 1990 and is excited to escape from his crazy home life Instead he becomes part of the Crazy Eight in an eually bizarre but teenage world dominated by sex farting harmful pranks testosterone Spud nicknamed for the slow pace of his pubescent development develops in many other ways facing the usual teen pressures especially when it comes to girls and his hoped for lead role in the production of Oliver Inverted Southern Hemisphere seasons and cricket references were a bit confusing This has been compared to many booksmovies I found it to be a sophomoric version of Dead Poet's Society My favorite part was the periodic summaries of what the boys did on their school breaks

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It’s 1990 Apartheid is crumbling Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison And Spud Milton thirteen year old prepubescent choirboy extraordinaire is about to start his first year at an elite boys only boarding school in South Afr This is a cool book It is written in the form of a diary of a 14 year old boy living in South Africa The year is 1990 and it is his first year at an elite private boys boarding school The hilarity ensues All of his experiences and thoughts are realistic and although the feeling of the book is comedic there are sobering experiences as well This is a brand new book this year a hit in South Africa and the author is coming out with a seuel I'm definitely interested in seeing what comes next You don't need to be interested in YA fiction to read this

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Spud By John van de RuIca Cursed with embarrassingly dysfunctional parents a senile granny named Wombat and a wild obsession for Julia Roberts Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home Armed with only his wits and his diary Spud takes readers of a All the reviews say it's very funny but maybe it's not my type of humor or something because I didn't tjhink it was hilarious