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Mark II By Chris Farnell

Mark II by Chris Farnell

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Summary

Phil still calls for his best friend every day on his way to school, despite Mark's recent death after a long illness. Then one morning, Mark is back, cloned by Laz-R-Us, much to his parents' relief and little sister Lauren's disappointment: "That's not my brother. He's too nice".

Mark II Summary

Mark II by Chris Farnell

Phil still calls for his best friend every day on his way to school, despite Mark's recent death. Then one morning Mark is back: a clone created by Laz-R-UsT. Without Phil to teach Mark II the basics of life - the proper way to wear a school shirt and tie, why it's best not to back-chat playground bullies, that perhaps he's not good enough for footy practice - he seems unlikely to survive, let alone convince anyone he really is Mark. But soon they feel like best mates again, hanging out doing everyday stuff together . . . until an awful accident makes us realise that no one's heard the last of Mark I, or the odd circumstances behind his death. Told with teenage energy, Mark II takes a deft, witty approach to mortality and grief. Philosophical, accessible and intriguing, it also has strong appeal for adult readers.

Mark II Reviews

Assured, lively and honest: Mark II is a very bright debut by a young novelist * John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas *
Strange tale of life and death, cloning and loss . . . Bound to pick up reviews * Bookseller *

About Chris Farnell

Chris Farnell was born in Leicester in 1984. He's been making up stories as far back as he can remember and started writing Mark II when he should have been revising for his A Levels. He continued writing Mark II while he studied English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in Norwich - where he still lives, writes and works.

Additional information

GOR005041030
Mark II by Chris Farnell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Profile Books Ltd
2006-05-01
144
0954791398
9780954791391
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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