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The Highs And Lows of being a Junkie

Advantages: It's the Truth and it's happening all the time
Disadvantages: The Truth Hurts

Ok, before I start I would like to warn any of you reading this fantastic book that although Iím not going to give the game away in this opinion I will be going into some detail about the storyline and the characters, so if you donít want to know, donít r ...

bashful2002 07.08.2003 ∑ Read full review
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JUNK...HEROIN...BLISS...DESPAIR

Advantages: Honest, explicit, real
Disadvantages: Sad, sickening

I'm not a huge book reader, but occasionally if I see a book that interests me or someone recommends a book to me, I might read it. 'Junk' by Melvin Burgess was published in April 1997. My mum had actually bought the book for herself soon after it was awa ...

PerfectlyPink 27.03.2002 ∑ Read full review
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Help ! I sink !!

Advantages: The story is really captivating and deeply moving, I think that they can classify this work in the best of its category. The book is an excellent approach and prevention against drugs
Disadvantages: nothing

Hi everybody !! Today I would tackle with "JUNK" the drug's theme ( ok, it's true, it's not difficult to guess it because the title is very explicit ) but, above all, reprisals that the drug bring about way of life... about the LIFE simply ! ~~~~~~~~ ...

the666souls 08.09.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Junk,Is it too much pro drugs

Advantages: Gives you an insight on life, youth and culture, if even if it does it in an extreme way
Disadvantages: maybe it is pro drugs, the ending may dissapoint.

I first heard of this book from a friend who let me borrow it, he didn't recommend it, but it appealed to me as it was something different, set an area of time you hear about a lot in books, but not through city life. I was 13 when i read it, (ok, i'm onl ...

green182 09.10.2001 ∑ Read full review
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Junk

Advantages: I would say the advantages are the whole terms and the story of the book, and how it is based in Bristol!
Disadvantages: Well i couldn't really give any disadvantages but sometimes the way it goes into peoples thoughts tends to get annoying!

...I bought this book cause i heared from school it was ment to be useful, it is based on true lifes in Bristol about junky's and how junk turned their life around, the characters are mixed up and you really get to know each character personally. The book ...

Amy_2k15 07.10.2000 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Junk - Melvin Burgess

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