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The half brother

by Lars Saabye Christensen

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Published by Arcade Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brothers -- Norway -- Oslo -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A truly gripping, epic novel, hugely ambitious in scope and utterly compelling, a wonderful mixture of surreal comedy and touching intimacy. In stunning detail and elegant prose it relates the lives of four generations of a far-from ordinary family.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLars Saabye Christensen ; translated from the Norwegian by Kenneth Steven
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsSteven, Kenneth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT8951.13.H47 H3513 2004
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination682 p. ;
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17151148M
    ISBN 101559707151
    ISBN 109781559707152
    LC Control Number2003019905

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This is a review on Kenneth Oppel's book, Half Brother. I have read multiple of his books including the four books in the Silverwing series and the three in the Airborn series.

From reading these The half brother book, I know that he is an exceptional writer with lots of talent/5. Any book that can make a ten-year old girl, a forty-year old mother, and an eighty-six-year old great-grandmother feel like a thirteen year-old boy is impressive.

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The Half Brother was actually well writing from a prose standpoint, but the story itself and the characters were clichés. Doomed love affair, tragic characters that follow a well-worn template.

We get the most complete picture of key main character, Charlie, but the other main charactersthe object of Charlie’s affection, May, and his half /5(57). Half Brother () by Canadian young adult novelist Kenneth Oppel is a historical fiction book that follows an adolescent growing up with a chimpanzee who is part of his father’s scientific research; when the chimp becomes obsolete in the larger project, the protagonist goes to great lengths to save the chimp whom he now considers his half.

Half Brother is an engaging book about the life of a 13 year old boy by the name of Ben Tomlin. Ben's father is a behavioral scientist examining if chimps have the ability, like us humans, to learn American Sign Language (ASL).

Praise for Half Brother: * "Deftly integrating family dynamics, animal-rights issues, and the painful lessons of growing up, Half Brother draws readers in from the beginning and doesn't let go.

The carefully crafted characters will be an easy connection for teens and the interpretation of the animal-testing controversies of the s will Brand: Scholastic, Inc. And this is going to have consequences. Soon Ben is forced to make a critical choice between what he is told to believe and what he knows to be true — between obeying his father or protecting his brother from an unimaginable Brother isn't just a story about a boy and a chimp.

Ben is a thirteen year old boy who's perspective is represented throughout the book, Half Brother. He is a slow learner, whose grades aren't the highest. His relationship with his father is quite complicated, however, he loves his younger brother Zan. He is willing to risk anything for Zan- even it means jeopardizing other relationships.

The Half Brother book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Nordic Prize-winning novel, a truly gripping epic, relates t /5. Half Brother isn’t just a story about a boy and a chimp. It’s about the way families are made, the way humanity is judged, the way easy choices become hard ones, and how you can’t always do right by the people and animals you love.

The book considers quite a few serious topics, including whether we simply anthropomorphize other. Half Brother Summary and Analysis Buy From Amazon. FreeBookNotes found 4 sites with book summaries or analysis of Half Brother.

If there is a Half Brother SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Half Brother. Home Author Characterization Conflict Plot Theme Setting Author's Craft Review Connecting It Work Cited The Book begins at the Tomlin House in Victoria, British Columbia.

The book mentions the time period as well. It is Ben travels to. With Nicolai Cleve Broch, Frank Kjosås, Mariann Hole, Marianne Nielsen. The life of a family spanning five generations in the 20th century Europe split in half by WW2, centering around the half brothers Barnum and Fred growing up together in Oslo; Barnum with his father, Fred searching for his/10().

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Cotter, Providence Journal "Thoughtful/5(4). Set in the s, when teaching a chip to talk was cutting-edge research, "Half Brother" explores some tough questions about ethics, animal treatment, and what it. Half Brother. By Kenneth Oppel () About book: AMAZING. This book made me think about so many different things such as the way we communicate and what it means to be human.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Lars Saabye Christensen. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, european literature story are Barnum Nilsen,/5.

Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller that was named Children’s Novel of the Year by The Times (London). His other books include Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent, The Boundless, The Nest and Every Hidden Thing.4/5(25).

About Half Brother When Ben Tomlin’s mother brings home his new “baby brother,” an eight-day-old chimpanzee, Ben is far from thrilled. His father, a. Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of President Obama, at a book launch event for his new biography entitled 'Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery.'(Handout/Mark Obama Ndesandjo Foundation Ltd).After he gets hurt when he ran away with Zan, he tried to raise money to buy back Zan from the University.

His Dad even helped. Dr. Helson had lied and said he was not going to sell Zan, but the media received anonymous letters proving him to be a liar. To save face, he offered.