Creepy & Maud
Written by Dianne Touchell
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Hilarious and heartbreaking, Creepy & Maud charts the relationship between two social misfits, played out in the space between their windows.
Creepy is a boy who watches from the shadows keenly observing and caustically commentating on human folly.
Maud is less certain. A confused girl with a condition that embarrasses her parents and assures her isolation.
Together Creepy and Maud discover something outside their own vulnerability – each other’s. But life is arbitrary; and loving someone doesn’t mean you can save them.
Creepy & Maud is a blackly funny and moving first novel that says; ‘You’re ok to be as screwed up as you think you are and you’re not alone in that.’
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘The writing in this book sparkles with originality and intelligence …’ Bookseller+Publisher
‘A unique love story, brilliantly written.’ The Examiner
‘Kudos to the author and the publisher for putting it all out there … it is well written and it is an impressive debut.’ Magpies Magazine
‘Creepy and Maud is a fascinating first novel and highly recommended for YA fiction readers.’ Buzzwords
‘The writing is beautiful, the story unforgettable.’ The West Australian
‘A unique love story, brilliantly written.’ Launceston Examiner
‘… a book that provokes thought and discussion.’ Vegan YA Nerds
‘… searingly honest…’ The Listener (Top 50 Children’s books 2012)
Shortlisted, Children’s Book Council of Australia Older Readers, 2013
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