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5.0 out of 5 stars
A BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT BOOK!!!, Oct. 31 2010
Once upon a time a book comes along that gives you everything.
REVOLUTION IS JUST SUCH A BOOK!!
Jennifer Donnelly invented a whole new genre for REVOLUTION.
You sympathize with Andi - a very cool and smart teenager
living in Brooklyn, heartbroken and despaired, mourning the
loss of her young brother. Dealing with her depressed mother
and the absence of her father, Andi finds relief from her
pain only in her music. Her teachers call her gifted, a genius,
but she neglects her studies and is on the verge of being
expelled from the prestigious private school she attends
Her father, a world renowned geneticist insits that she
accompany him to Paris, where he is to conduct tests on a
tiny, shrivelled heart. Whilst there, Andi meets Virgil,
a hot French/Tunisan musician who slowly, very slowly
finds a way to her heart. Andi also discovers a diary
hidden in an ancient guitar case, written by Alexandrine,
a young street acort who lived during the French
Now an amazing turn of events takes place, to be discovered
by the readers.........