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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs


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This is a cracking good read, and has been a New York Times best seller. A movie version directed by Tim Burton and staring Asa Butterfield (Hugo, Ender's Game) will be coming out later this year.

It's not a gay-themed story but it involves a young teen boy on a major quest. The writing is superb and it is difficult to put down. Really good.

R

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Saw the film the other day while visiting NorCal. Pretty well done. The one major problem I saw was the accents of the cast. One poor mom had brought her ~10yo son and about every other line in the movie the kid asked his mom, "What did he/she say?" The plot occasionally wandered, but it generally found its way back again. And Asa is definitely ready to make the move into post-tween genre films.

For the film itself, I'd give it a B. For its watchability/understandability for American kid audiences, a C.

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We get the newspapers on Sunday (only), and the East Bay Times has the Parade magazine. A month ago it had a good article about Tim Burton and the Miss Peregrine's movie. I got the book from Amazon a year ago; it was free, and the story is strange. No, it is peculiar.

Colin :icon_geek:

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