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Magdalen College School
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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The Blackbirds
What's your favourite 2016 Shortlist novel?

There will be lies
Fire colour one
The lie tree
Lies we tell ourselves
Five children on the Western Front
The ghosts of heaven
The rest of us just live here
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