|Title:||Journey to the End of the World (Joel Gustafsson Series)|
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|Category:||Literature and Fiction|
|Publisher:||Delacorte Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 25, 2011)|
the year when Joel would soon celebrate his fifteenth birthday, he wakes up out of a dream that has made him feel frightened. When he opens his eyes in the darkness, he doesn’t know where he is at first. But then he hears his dad’s snores rolling in through the half-open door. But every afternoon after school Joel took his bike and rode through the streets of the little town. He felt worried and restless. What was going to happen shortly?
Start by marking Journey to the End of the World (Joel Gustafsson as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The best of the lot of henning mankell’s Joel Gustafson books. The series ends sadly but with hope - as all childhood’s do. I’ll miss Joel - he is almost as wonderful as Kurt. Read as the childhood theme for the Davenport Public Library reading challenge - and my Goodreads reading challenge (goal two) completer. Joel is beginning a new life at fifteen, and so am I at 63. I enjoyed this book, in the same way I look forward to enjoying my journey to the end of the world. I love to read Henning Mankell; this book came at the right time and pleased me. Immensely.
Book 4 of 4 in the Joel Gustafsson Series. This is the fourth and last book in a series about Joel, but I have not read the others and found that Journey to the End of the World reads very well as a stand-alone novel. School Librarian Journal vol 56 n. Autumn 2008). A tale told with humour, compassion and sensitivity. Prize-winning fourth title in this ever popular Joel Gustafson series from bestselling author, Henning Mankell. See all Product description.
Book in the Joel Gustafsson Series). Now that he's getting older, Joel Gustafson has a lot to consider. His birthday is next month. He'll be fifteen, and he can't stop thinking about the new liberties that come with being fifteen: he'll be allowed to ride a moped, and he'll no longer need to sneak into the cinema to see an adults-only film.
Henning mankell series: Kurt Wallander. Swedish crime writer Mankell has taken . publishing by storm over the last decade, launching a genre-altering invasion of his fellow Scandinavian mystery authors and (with other Europeans such as John Harvey and Andrea Camilleri) reinterpreting the notion of the hard-boiled hero. No longer the strong, silent, stand-up guy of American fiction, the new European hero, led by Mankell's Kurt Wallander, faces the horrors of the modern world with a sagging spirit, nearly overwhelmed. The Journey to the End of the World (Joel Gustafson Stories).
But first he must face up to the past and meet his mother who ran off when he was little. After such a long time how will Joel and his dad cope with such a reunion and will Joel ever sail the seas as he dreams.
About Henning Mankell. He was the first winner of the Ripper Award and also received the Glass Key and the Crime Writers’ Association Golden Dagger. ore about Henning Mankell. Category: Teen & Young Adult Fiction Teen & Young Adult Historical Fiction.
Mankell's style (admirably retained in the translation) is as spare as the northern Swedish landscape, producing characters which etch themselves into the reader's mind, describing emotions as fundamental and searing as they are eternal. The story is both compelling and moving. The School Librarian. I liked the pithy, Hemingway-esque style of this novel with its taut, short sentences.
Now that he's getting older, Joel Gustafson has a lot to consider. And maybe his father will finally agree to leave their small Swedish town and the two of them will become sailors-something Joel has always dreamed of. Joel's life takes a turn, but nothing like he had anticipated.
Series: Joel Gustafsson. Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (e. avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators). Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has.