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Frank Cottrell Boyce

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Værker af Frank Cottrell Boyce

Millions (2004) 851 eksemplarer
Cosmic (2008) 778 eksemplarer
Framed (2004) 509 eksemplarer
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again (1964) 256 eksemplarer
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth (2017) 245 eksemplarer
The Unforgotten Coat (2011) 237 eksemplarer
The Astounding Broccoli Boy (2015) 153 eksemplarer
Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series (2014) — Screenwriter — 116 eksemplarer
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story [2005 film] (2005) — Screenwriter — 63 eksemplarer
Goodbye Christopher Robin [2017 film] (2014) — Screenwriter — 58 eksemplarer
24 Hour Party People [2002 film] (2003) — Writer — 57 eksemplarer
Code 46 [2003 film] (2004) — Screenwriter — 47 eksemplarer
Desirable (2008) 40 eksemplarer
The Great Rocket Robbery (2019) 34 eksemplarer
God on Trial [2008 film] (2009) — Screenwriter — 24 eksemplarer
Watership Down (2018) 21 eksemplarer
Runaway Robot (2019) 19 eksemplarer
Noah's Gold (2021) 14 eksemplarer
The Claim [2000 film] (2001) — Writer — 13 eksemplarer
Welcome to Sarajevo [1997 film] (1998) — Screenwriter — 12 eksemplarer
Ted Rules the World (Little Gems) (2015) 9 eksemplarer
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997) 9 eksemplarer
Butterfly Kiss [1995 film] (1995) — Screenwriter — 8 eksemplarer
London 2012 Olympic Games [DVD] — Screenwriter — 7 eksemplarer
The Claim (2001) 3 eksemplarer
Framed [2009 TV Movie] (2009) — Writer — 2 eksemplarer
Milliók 1 eksemplar
The Wonder Brothers (2023) 1 eksemplar
Milhões 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

A Winter Book (1998) — Efterskrift, nogle udgaver591 eksemplarer
When It Changed: Science into Fiction (2009) — Bidragyder — 58 eksemplarer
The New Uncanny: Tales of Unease (2009) — Bidragyder — 52 eksemplarer
Millions [2004 film] (2005) — Original book — 50 eksemplarer
The Moomins: The World of Moominvalley (2017) — Bidragyder — 47 eksemplarer
Lemistry: A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem (2011) — Bidragyder — 35 eksemplarer
First Light: A celebration of Alan Garner (2016) — Bidragyder — 29 eksemplarer
Protest: Stories of Resistance (2017) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science (2011) — Bidragyder — 23 eksemplarer
Tove Jansson (2016) — Bidragyder — 17 eksemplarer
A Love Letter to Europe: An Outpouring of Sadness and Hope (2019) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer

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FCB is the best. The best! All of his books are funny, sweet, and emotionally resonant. This one in particular hit my heart hard at the end, but I don't want to spoil anything, so just go read it yourself.
 
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LibrarianDest | 23 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
This was a fantastic audiobook! I recently read [b:Cosmic|1999660|Cosmic|Frank Cottrell Boyce|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5194ZnLdSjL._SL75_.jpg|2256869] and loved it, so I thought I should start in on some of Cottrell Boyce's other books. This was, as expected, completely great, and I'm so glad I got the audio version of this because the narrator was amazing.

So the story follows narrator Dylan's family. They own a petrol station in a tiny town somewhere in Wales called Manod. Life in Manod is disrupted when the nearby hollowed-out mountain becomes a storage site for famous works of art.

No plot description can convey how wonderfully silly and clever this book is, so let me just throw out some key words: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, market research, perfect crimes, Vincent Van Gogh, maximum speed 120 MPH.
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LibrarianDest | 14 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
This would be a great choice for reluctant readers who like outer space, science, jokes, MMORPGs, and/or British things. It's so funny and it really flies by. I think I read it in under 3 hours and I enjoyed every minute. On top of the comedy and rollicking plot, it had some deep philosophical moments that bordered on the existential. I mean, being lost in outer space will definitely get you thinking about the meaning of life, whether you want to think about it or not.

Liam is only 12 years old, but he's so tall that people are always confusing him for a grown-up. He takes advantage of this when he can, especially when the opportunity arises to visit a super-secret theme park with the greatest thrill ride ever created. The only catch is that Liam can't go as a kid; he has to go incognito as an adult. Liam's perspective as a child pretending to be an adult is amusing and full of insight. In his study of "dadliness" his conclusions are fantastic because they're both funny and true.

The only reason this misses five stars for me is because I was totally skeptical of the ending. Granted, this is not realistic fiction, but even as science fiction it really stretched believability in order to come to a happy conclusion. Specifically, **Spoiler Alert** how did a bunch of untrained kids (geniuses though they may be) pilot a rocket ship around the moon and land it safely on the earth using a video game and maths? Ridiculous.
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LibrarianDest | 48 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
 
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Værker
36
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Medlemmer
3,745
Popularitet
#6,769
Vurdering
3.9
Anmeldelser
155
ISBN
314
Sprog
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