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By Terry Lawhead
the Times 

Book Review: 'One Dog and His Boy'

 

August 22, 2019



Young adult fiction often gets little respect from adults in the same way that young adults often get little respect from adults.  Then something really interesting happens in a

story: the characters suddenly find agency and become authentic individuals.  This is due to good writing and character development, of course, but it also is because that’s what happens in real life.   

And does it matter how old a reader should be to learn something from enjoying a good story?

When a youth transitions to adulthood important changes take place.  The moment that yields such authenticity i...



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