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Gentlemen

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted January 5, 2011

    five stars

    This book is creepy, but it has just enough to keep you completely hooked. This book has this sort of dread to it...and the suspense is painful (in a good way). Despite it being somewhat brutal, I found it quite humorous at times. Most suprising, loved the ending. Excellent read, highly recommended.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 21, 2011

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    Great book!

    Gentlemen is a book of wide proportions that you must open your mind in order to see outside the box. The story was compelling and one I had yet to see. The uniqueness of it I loved. So I can't imagine why so many people gave this book 3 stars? I thought this book was one heck of a read.

    The moment I began this story I admit it was slow. It took a while for the build up to come and boy did it ever. Bones, Michael, Tommy, and Mixer are all good friends. They are all alike and troubled. Most teachers don't even look their way or even try to help them. When one teacher decides to open their minds he has no idea what can of worms he just let out.

    I can say that I understand these characters completely. For one, I was not a trouble maker in school but when I dated one, all of a sudden I could not be trusted. It was like all the teachers just changed. It was weird. Just because you are "troubled" doesn't mean anything. I like the fact that they teacher tried to help the boys. I was glad that he was able to reach the gentlemen when no one else had. Now, the way it all turned out, well, that I did not see.

    The ending was,... how can I say ironic? Here was this teacher only trying to help and it turned on him. But the teacher did succed in getting the boys what he wanted them to do. They read the book. They learned. And even at that the teacher held no ill will againist them. And for that he is a great teacher. I still wonder why would he put on a show like that? Hmmm...

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2013

    This book was one of the best I have read in a while. It really

    This book was one of the best I have read in a while. It really keeps you on the edge of your seat and wanting to read more. Bones, Tommy, Mixer, and Micheal are the guys at school that no one really understands and are sometimes afraid of. The only person that understands them is their English teacher, Mr. Haberman. One day, when a member of the group goes missing after an incident at school, they must figure out the cause and why their friend is missing, and all the evidence points to Mr. Haberman. This book is full of action and drama that will shock and entertain you. Not only do the boys get into some sticky situations throughout the book, they learn a life lesson that they will never forget. I recommend this book to anyone who likes action, suspense, and drama. At times this book can be random, but still very entertaining and captivating. It is one of the best books I have read and one of the most intense and interesting. This book is truly a great read, especially for teens and guys. 

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  • Posted July 1, 2009

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    A Well-Crafted, Suspenseful and Chilling Tale!!!

    In this extraordinary debut novel, Michael Northrop offers a well-crafted, chilling tale, full of mystery and suspense. Told in the first person, the story nicely balances the narrator's affable, almost innocent, tone with the darker side of human nature. Suitable for teens and adults alike, the story will keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat as it navigates the twists and turns of a friendship thrust into the middle of most peculiar mystery. I highly recommend it!

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  • Posted June 29, 2009

    A great book for guys!

    This is a book about three teens trying to figure out what happened to their friend, who goes missing at the start. Micheal, Tommy, and Mixer are tough kids trying to figure out the mystery. They start to suspect their English teacher is involved, and things go downhill quickly from there.

    The book gets pretty dark, but it's also about friendship and loyalty. It's very realistic and gritty with some action and mystery thrown in. All in all, it's an excellent book for teens who like a good, gritty read with maybe a little hope at the end.

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