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I enjoyed this book It s small and an easy read It kept my interest throughout It is about forgiveness or the lack thereof And about conseuences bitterness sadness and ultimately love Although I guess I kind of saw the end coming I was still
pleased with the way it ended In the Middle of the night is a very suspenseful book about with the way it ended In the Middle of the night is a very suspenseful book about 16 ear old boy named Denny Colbert whose father who was in a bad accident that killed 22 kids He cant drive and he can never answer the phone Dennys family moves often so he is always starting at new schools One day Denny answers the the phone with a mystery caller wanting revenge on Dennys family In the middle of the night by Robert Cormier is a very interesting book It is about a boy named Denny Denny s father was involved in a very bad accident and somebody out there cant forget it These phone calls start every October They call everyday trying to get information on Denny s father Denny s father always tells Denny if no one is home and the phone rings DO NOT PICK UP THE PHONE Can ou guess what Denny did Read to find phone rings DO NOT PICK UP THE PHONE Can ou guess what Denny did Read to find I had to read this book as part of the mystery unit in my English class I found that while it was a very well written and profound read I was able to see the ending coming from a mile away Let s just say that if The Witch Tree Anna Denning Mystery 1 you know anything about Robert Cormier and know the basic mechanics of mysteriesou ll be able to piece together the climax when ou re only midway through the novel It s a good book but don t go in expecting a mystery that will knock ou off our feet with surprises The reason why I rated this book the way i did is because the change between time periods was a bit confussing but over all it was a good book The strengths woule have to be that the end of the chapers always ended good they would usally be a cliff hanger The weaknesses would have to be the connection with John Paul being a teenager and John being a fater to Denny Yes I would read another book by this author because I thought the book was well writen This book has a sad beginning sad middle and sad end If ou are the sentimental type grab a box of tissues before reading this book Yet this is about a boy that will pay for his father s accident Yes it was an accident No one knew that the balcony was so weak it would fall right off in a drop of a hat There were no flashlights and there were kids and there was a noise Yet for a father s mistake there is death or revenge I m saying too much so ou should go read this book I m just saying There s a powerful buildup to this story And when the suspense takes over it s immediate and exciting But the most lurid sections are very strange They smother any chance for this to be a clear cut scary fun read The car crash the cancer the way several teens embrace the opportunity to torment innocent peers I m not sure what to think about any of that Dawn and Nicole are parallels the heart of gold girls who can see the innate goodness in the story s victims They offer a hint of relief but it s just a moment s tease compared to the sickness at the heart of the plot So if ou like our suspense on the creepy side this book may be perfect for ou There 19s a powerful buildup to this story And when the suspense takes over it 19s immediate and exciting But the most lurid sections are very strange They smother any chance for this to be a clear cut scary fun or even scary shock read The car crash the cancer the inspiratio. Eight ears before Denny Colbert was born his father was involved in a tragic accident that killed 22 children Now Denny is 16 and all he wants is to be like other ,
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offer a hint of relief but it 19sa hint of relief but it 19s a moment 19s tease compared to the sickness at the heart of the plot So if ou like Love Peace Amp Poetry Albums your suspense on the creepy side this book may be perfect forou Nightmares ended when Qed you woke up Guilt never ended worst in the dark of night but withou all the time day or night In the Middle of the Night P 86 Robert Cormier never bothers with uaint sayings about how everything will be okay if we just keep a positive attitude and the only one who can derail our life is ourselves His shocking sobering novels demonstrate uite convincingly that other people can mess us up for life through no fault of our own that misguided rage and a lust for vengeance can reach laterally and knock innocent people off their paths whether we like to admit that fact or not Not that there s no deeper agreement in Cormier s books with the firm belief that we decide our own fate by choosing either to move on from our griefs or we decide our own fate by choosing either to move on from our griefs or them like a burning coal and allow the fire to sear our consciences For In the Middle of the Night it s just such a decision that drives the plot and sets off all of the horrors that are to come A major trauma can really be devastating to the course of one s life How much so for a oung girl attending a free charity magic show at an ambient old theater with her little brother when the rickety upper deck caves in and buries most of the children in attendance On the night that the balcony at the old fashioned Globe theater collapsed killing twenty two innocent kids and scarring the town s psyche for decades to come life ground to a halt for than just the twenty two who actually met their deaths A trauma like that can sometimes end the lives of the survivors as effectively as it does for the dead crippled children growing up bitter and blaming the people in charge for the mess that their life has become and people in charge wracked with second guessing and unbearable guilt as to what they possibly could have done differently that might have saved lives It s always the second guessing that gets us worst I think digging into the flesh of our soul like jagged barbs and ripping away chunks of who we are setting into our skin deeper and deeper if we let it happen That s how some people lose their way in life second guessing themselves right off the edge of sanity For nearly twenty five ears after the accident that changed his entire existence the tragedy that furious family members of the dead victims blamed him for and many still believe was his responsibility Denny s father has uietly taken the full brunt of their collective and individual rage He s never defended himself against their verbal barrages or argued back never made excuses or tried to rationalize his part in the morbid disaster that took place when he was a teenager and Denny wonders why his father is so accepting of the abuse Their family has had to move several times to get away from the hateful outpourings of people who let their emotions get the better of them and lead them to pile on the back of the favorite scapegoat regardless of whether or not they know enough about the accident to judge if their anger is correctly placed And every Octo. Ids his age But he isn't allowed to answer the telephone or have a driver's license and his family is constantly moving from town to town all because people can't fo. Ber phone calls begin at Denny s house in the middle of the night and Denny s father simply picks up the phone and listens to whatever the person on the other end of the line is saying before hanging up when the call is complete It s all very mysterious to Denny Getting trapped in this phone game of his father s was never Denny s intention et somehow he finds himself right in the middle of the enigmatic revenge dance when he decides that he wants to stir up some intrigue in his life and no longer obey the strict
Imperative Of The Household That He Is Never Under Anyof the household that he is never under any to pick up the phone when it rings The most venomous rages that hide in a human heart sometimes will not die or even fade with time and the situation that Denny has stepped into is a crazy and potentially lethal one More innocent blood could now be shed as a result of the accident at the theater that happened twenty five ears ago and the silent suffering in the face of persecution that Denny s father has endured for so long could be nothing compared to what he stands to lose now How do Quality Function Deployment And Six Sigma you decide when enough is enough and it s time to let go of the past and try to redirectour life That s a hugely important uestion and the answer is undoubtedly different for every person and every situation that they face Contrary to popular sentiment I believe that fighting for the past can be a very good and productive activity even if it takes a long time to achieve the desired result So how do we know when it s time to pull the plug on our most important battles for the past and start moving forward We don t really and so we error in this regard way often than we make the correct call I would guess We have to make the right decision based on our own common sense but what if that sense has been warped by trauma at a oung age not allowing us the benefit of a rational perspective on what s worth fighting for and what struggles will just cost us our emotional well being Random bad things happen in people s lives so that most of the time we can t even tell who s right or wrong in the most important situations We just have to try to do our best and attempt to be understanding of the struggles that everyone else is facing perhaps ones that are
even worse than ours There s so much to get out of this book What does revengeworse than ours There s so much to get out of this book What does revenge even mean What does it look like in real life and is there ever an outcome to seeking it that looks anything remotely like the romanticized vision that we have while dreaming how sweet it could be Why do our minds try to trick us into throwing our lives away on ridiculous games when in reality there s for us to live for than we even know potential goodness coming up ahead in the next days weeks ears than we could ever guess at or add up and uantify because the twists are too unpredictable for us to see ahead of time Why do we vacate the good things we could have right now for the flighty Nightmares ended when Learning Qgis you woke up Guilt never ended worst in the dark of night but withou all the time day or night After reading the great I Am The Cheese I knew I had to read of Robert Cormier who s slowly becoming one of my favorite authors His fiction is unrelenting demanding and bleak often tragic His characters are driven by desperation to understand themselves seek solace of personal revenge Although short his books pack a great punch his resolves often aren t pretty and can be a shock to Arthurian Thesis younge. Rget what happened long agoWhen Denny defies his parents one afternoon and answers the telephone he finds himself drawn into a plot for revenge which may prove deadl.