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By Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Dark tale of a good boy misled by temptation.

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FADE offers a subject that intrigues teenagers, who can read it as a simple, dark suspense novel if they wish; however, as is usual with Cormier's books, much more lies below the surface. What child hasn't dreamed of becoming invisible? Robert Cormier explores its consequences in this cautionary tale of a good boy who succumbs to temptation, then repents.

Book Details

  • Author: Robert Cormier
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Laurel-Leaf
  • Publication date: January 1, 1988
  • Number of pages: 293
  • Last updated: July 14, 2015

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