Shadowing home | Group Leaders Login to edit your group home page    

May, St Helen and St Katharine

Beck

Beck was hard to understand, difficult to read and had an unusual plot that was full of holes. The book dragged on a little in places, and was a bit above my age group. Despite this, I really enjoyed it. The characters were relatable, and you couldn't tell when the story changed authors, which is something I was worried about.

The story follows a boy named Beck, who lost his mother at a young age, and was sent to 2 different convents, and a farm, before running away to the Californian wilderness. After a while, he is picked up by the kind smuggler Bone, and his wife Irma. But his security, once again, doesn't last long. Will Beck ever be happy, or is he destined for a life of sadness?

This book was enjoyable, but not a book you would race to your room to read. However, I feel I have missed out on something, as it was a little above my age group, and that made it difficult for me. I would rate it 8/10.

Posted on: 16th May 2017 at 08:49 am

View more reviews by this group
View more reviews for this title

Share this review:

BACK TO OUR GROUP PAGE