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S speech and brain chemicals is one thing but soon Henry Tumour is trying to make decisions about Hector's life than he'd likeCan Hector overpower his tumour in order to get what he really wants before they both go under the kni. Funny It makes me wish I was a comic nerd so I could get all the references Defiantly need to re read

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From the Carnegie Medal winning author of Lark comes Henry Tumour winner of the 2006 BookTrust Teenage Prize It wasn't my choice Henry was in charge As if school bullies and his mum's tofu sandwiches weren't enough for Hector Br. One of the coolest ideas a talking brain tumor and definitely one of the coolest opening words for any book Arsecheese The tone is set we get deliciously vulgar thought often decidedly man humour as well as unpredictable scenes featuring Hector Brundy your typical nerdgeek who s into comic books Star Trek as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer That last part definitely won over the catHenry Tumour is a sensitive tale about growing up and making the best of things despite your shortcomings even if that something is a brain tumor that threatens to take over your life as well as your geeky personality When life is short the last thing you need is a brain tumor trying to turn you into Super Stud to keep in tune with the comic book theme of the novel The sensitivity of the novel is smartly disguised in brutally honest bully scenes sex talk and snogging fests with Uma Upshaw I am not inventing this name and tragic comic reveries about has been hippie feminists Also disguised amongst the stream of consciousness writing are important uestions about your own mortality and the needwantuse of morality in light of the finality of all things with Hector as the Ego and Henry as the Id This is never an easy uestion to answer but in the mind of a teenager with a brain tumor the whole thing almost gets something hilariously grotesueThe cat definitely rates this book 4 stars but she felt her mind wander a bit at times much like Henry takes Hector s mind on a bit of a mind trip Otherwise it would have been a 4 Be that as it may Henry Tumour is as fresh as fresh can get and you ll find yourselves sniggering along with the crude jokes and reveling in the TV and other pop culture references

Anthony McGowan ´ 8 Read

Unty he now has another dilemma a talking brain tumourHenry Tumour turns out to be the perfect alter ego advising Hector on haircuts high fashion and tactics for snogging the best looking girl in school Uma Upshaw Controlling hi. I really will never learn How many times have I picked up a book I knew was going to be funny beyond belief and read it on the train After snorting with laughter very loudly on a train jam packed with people this strictly became a read at home only book And this is one seriously funny book The premise is simple Hector discovers he has a brain tumour Its name is Henry And it talks to him gives him advice and generally keeps him company Whether Hector likes it are notThe story is super clever as it deals with uite a serious and difficult topic but in a way that is easy for younger people to relate too A colleague told me about McGowan s other book Hellbent but the plot didn t appeal so I went for this one instead When I read to first word on the first page it was sold but due to the nature of that word this is probably a book for older readers


10 thoughts on “Jack Tumor

  1. says:

    Laugh and the world laughs with you snore and you sleep aloneHere is a book that will make you laugh and cry Sometimes on the same page For those that do snore don't worry it's a page turner so you can stay up all night readingThere's a special place in my heart for Henry Tumour I first read it back when I was almost the same age as Hector

  2. says:

    One of the coolest ideas a talking brain tumor and definitely one of the coolest opening words for any book Arsecheese The tone is set we get deliciously vulgar thought often decidedly man humour as well as unpredictable scenes featuring Hector Brundy – your typical nerdgeek who’s into comic books Star Trek as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer That last part definitely won over the catHenry Tumour is a sensitive tale about growing up an

  3. says:

    This looks an awful lot like David Henrie on the cover Aww how I miss Wizards of Waverly PlaceI picked this book up at the library book sale a while back because the synopsis sounded hilarious a talking brain tumor? How could I pass that up What really surprised me was how touching this book actually was Now don't get me wrong it definitely had it's hilarious moments but I found it to be moving as wellI really loved Hector Brun

  4. says:

    Difficult to think of a book about a boy and his brain tumor as funny but this one really is Hector who's been having rather severe headaches starts hearing a voice Not just any voice it's the voice of Jack Jack Tumor who TALKS LIKE

  5. says:

    In an overflowing smelly terribly lit save a lot I came across 'Jack Tumor' Whilst looking at another book that didn't really interest me I knocked over Anthony McGowan's masterpiece One look at the first word Arsecheese I was sold

  6. says:

    I really will never learn How many times have I picked up a book I knew was going to be funny beyond belief and read it on the train After snorting with laughter very loudly on a train jam packed with people this strictly became a read at home only book And this is one seriously funny book The premise is simple Hector discovers he has a brain tumour Its name is Henry And it talks to him gives him advice and generally kee

  7. says:

    I'd really give this a four and a half stars It's not often you read a book that makes you feel bad for the tumor that's killing the protagonist but Mr McGowan has done just that The symbiotic relationship between the boy and his tumor works because McGowan gives 'Jack' a real personality smart supportive vulnerable and yes reasonable He the tumor knows what he is He also knows the effect he has on the boy He also knows he wants

  8. says:

    Funny It makes me wish I was a comic nerd so I could get all the references Defiantly need to re read

  9. says:

    I saw this in the guardians kids section and was pulled to it by the excellent front cover A comic bookesue style of a boy and taking brain tumourTold through amusing tales of growing up school bullies and that eventful first kiss Henry tumour

  10. says:

    I have to admit this book read kind of like a NaNoWriMo novel I'm not saying that in a bad way Just that the voice of the pr