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Magdalen College School
Oxford,
Group status: It's first week of term, and time to get our ducks in a row!



We are a small group of 2nd and 3rd Form boys (Years 7 to 9) who enjoy reading and widening our horizons. We meet once a week, to discuss, blog, review books and watch author commentaries.



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What's your favourite 2016 Shortlist novel?

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47% (231 votes)

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53% (259 votes)

 
Title: The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents
Author: Terry Pratchett
Winning Year: 2001

A brilliant and witty twist on the tale of the Pied Piper. Funny and irreverent, but also dark and subversive, in the way it parodies the classic folk tale genre. This is a story that holds a mirror up to our world and questions attitudes and behaviour pr