Dying to Know You

Publisher: The Bodley Head Ltd

Review

Karl is madly in love with his girlfriend Fiorella. To prove his love for her she wants him to write her letters, telling her exactly how he feels. There is only one problem, Karl is dyslexic and struggles to write. Afraid Fiorella will dump him if she finds out, Karl seeks help from Fiorella’s favourite author and asks him to write the letters for him, and gradually a new friendship develops between them. But when Fiorella finds out, she perceives Karl's actions as a betrayal.

This thought-provoking novel from acclaimed author Aidan Chambers explores unexpected friendships and the consequences which can result from loving the wrong person. With its powerful storyline and complex characters, this is a sensitive and serious teenage read.

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