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A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove
Carl Matt – even his name mocks him. The people of Wattle Beach do their best to grind him under foot.
Why are the Matts such pariahs? The answer lies in Wiseman's Cove, a short ride across the strait where Carl finds refuge in the most unlikely place. Wiseman's Cove has been waiting for Carl – waiting a long time.
The novel “a Bridge to Wiseman’s Cove” by James Moloney is without a doubt, the best book I have ever read. Its starts with a fifteen year old boy with an odd, lumpy body shape named Carl Matt. His mother, a multiple time divorcee, starts taking trips every so often, to get away from life. When she doesn’t return one day, the family life starts to crumble, with no mother or father to take care of the children, Carl’s older sister Sarah is forced to take over. But when the pressure gets too much for her even, there was only one option. Much to her dissatisfaction, their Aunt becomes the sole carer of Carl and his younger brother Harley for the summer, or so Aunt Beryl thinks. When Carl earns a job at the ferry, he starts to really come into his own. Meanwhile, Harley begins to cause trouble, and wants to go home. Even his name causes him trouble. This book is one of the most touching and heartfelt book I have ever read. The ending was very overwhelming, very well written. If I could, I would give it six stars out of five. I insist that everybody should read this book at least once, you will not be disappointed.
This book is amazing it was one of my favourite books when I read it and still is once i have finished studying it. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a fantastic read!!
Bridge to Wisemans cove is a fantastic book ! This is book is one of my favourites. It’s really interesting and a book that you won’t be able to put down. I would recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a fantastic read now that the holidays are coming up. It is quite long so if you don’t like long books then maybe this isn’t the book for you.
A boy named Carl who has a sad life and his Mum has run away.
The style of the writing.
sad stories and dark stories.
In a library.
Something really sad.
a boy named Carl whose mum has run away from home again leaving his big sister to take care of him and Harley.
the awesome twists in it you never know whats going to happen next.
Holes by Louis Sacher
under a tree on a nice sunny day I tried it and it was very enjoyable
Always Look On the Bright Side Of Life - Life of Brian sound track /
I want To Go Home - Michael Bubble /
What About Me - Shannon Noll /
Working Class Man - Jimmy Barnes /
Opportunity - Pete Murry
A shy 15 year old teenager named Carl is forced to move to his Aunties near the beach after his Mother leaves him with his younger brother. Nothing goes right, directly from when he arrives on the beach, his brother is always getting into trouble, his Aunt wants to get rid of them and he needs to find a job. The book is pretty much the unfolding of a tragic story about a boy that has nothing going for him. It gets Carl thinking what he has actually done wrong in his life and why it has all happened to him.
The best thing that was in this book was shortly after most of the bad things had just happened and he was feeling really down, a friend invites him to a party and he ends up having the best time of his life. It is hard to explain but that exact scene gets you amazingly involved in the story and you really get to feel what he feels.
You might like A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove if you also enjoyed Soldier Boy, because they are both books that get you really engaged in the story.
A good place to read this would definitely be in a place that you wouldn't feel comfortable in, for example and place where the roofs have holes in them and the paint is coming off because it could get you more involved in the setting/mood of the story.
If it had a soundtrack, it would consist of songs with light acoustic guitar and nice calming vocal or any other peaceful/sad type of song, because once again it would get you in the mood/setting of the book. (songs like time of your life, open your eyes, or lonely day)