She wants a nose-ring, and more Asher is the new boy in her class. He has dreadlocks, a guitar and a bad case of the gypsy blues. And he just wants to get away. So, how to sum up a book that pretty much made me the reader I am today?
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She wants a nose-ring, and more Asher is the new boy in her class. He has dreadlocks, a guitar and a bad case of the gypsy blues. And he just wants to get away. So, how to sum up a book that pretty much made me the reader I am today? Guitar Highway Rose is set in Western Australia where I live , and more specifically, the beach suburb Swanbourne, and carefree, hippy Fremantle.
And because this is also somewhat of a road trip book, some of the coastal towns north of Perth such as Kalbarri and Geraldton also feature. Rosie is fifteen. She wants a nose-ring and dreadlocks and is somewhat of a hippy.
And his dad. After pairing up for a poetry assignment, in which Asher suggests studying Jim Morrison, the two find they are somewhat kindred spirits. While Rosie and Asher are our main characters, the people they are closest to are also key players in telling the story.
It is uncommon to show multiple, unequal perspectives but Lowry manages to avoid confusing the reader. This is done by the whole story being told in pieces, with little subtitles so you know where and what everyone is thinking or doing when an event affects them, giving the reader a complete insight. It also interestingly swaps between first person and third person narrative.
Also, when Asher is thinking, the text is without any punctuation which represents the frantic, restlessness that he feels since his life got turned upside down. Guitar Highway Rose Pg. This is what a debit card used to be called. In short, Guitar Highway Rose is a novel about growing up. Every couple of years I re-read Guitar Highway Rose. The cover has changed three times with new reprints and I have to say that even though I love the original cover, I really like the new covers too, and this is rare.
Guitar Highway Rose
I am nearly sixteen. I lean out the window at night and I can taste it out there, waiting for me. Popular and smart, fifteen-year-old Rosie Moon is the quintessential good girl. She also wishes she could be someone else for a while, someone more interesting. Asher Fielding is the mysterious new boy at school who has dreadlocks and a love of Jim Morrison. On the first day of tenth grade, Rosie develops a crush on Asher, and when the two pair up for a poetry assignment they quickly form a bond.
GUITAR HIGHWAY ROSE BRIGID LOWRY PDF
Vunris And this is a big BUT. It has always been that way before. It was who I wanted to be. It is a truly Australian book. The poetic pieces were wonderful in the book but I just had a hard time enjoying this. Jan 12, Sarah rated it it was amazing.
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