The Duplicateby William Sleator
When David finds a mysterious machine that can copy living things, he thinks his problems are over. Now he can be in two places at once: at his grandmother's and out on a date. While the other David is in school, the real one can spend the day at the beach. The possibilities are endless. And they turn terrifying. David's duplicate has a mind, ideas, and desires of his own--and one of them is to see the real David dead.
- Penguin Young Readers Group
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- Edition description:
- First Edition
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- Product dimensions:
- 4.80(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)
- Age Range:
- 10 - 14 Years
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The duplicate by William sleator is a science fiction book about a 16 year old boy named David who finds a machine that can duplicate any organic thing. David found it on the shore. He secretly try¿s the machine on a frog and a seagull and it worked successfully so he tried on him self and duplicated himself which would tune in to a big problem because David would half to hide him from every body including his parents. Little did he his clones would become a big and life threatening problem.
I thought it was an ok book because I don¿t normally like this kind of book. I recommend this kind of book to some one who likes si fi and suspense kind of book.
Have you ever tried to do two things at once? Well, David did. David at 16 years of age, made another one of himself. How crazy is that? Well, it's as crazy as one David going to school and the other staying in a hiding place. The author's name is William Slater, one of my favorite authors. I would truly recommend other students and other people as well to read this book. It is a great book for young teenagers to get hooked to. You might even learn something from this book. Maybe, learning that there is another you.
A 16 year old boy named Daivd made a duplacet of himself and rand into many problems. One as who would get to go out with a girl named Angilena.
The Duplicate, by William Sleator was not my first choice but when i saw it on a booklist, I really started to like it. Each chapter ends with suspence or a cliff hanger and i can't wait to go to the next chapter. The duplicate is about a boy who finds a machine that can duplicate living things. He trys it out on himself thinking it will solve his problems but it ends up being a diseaster.
The Duplicate has great, thrilling suspense and I reccomend this book to everyone who likes science fiction. The minute I had started reading this book, I couldnt put it down. Such excitement and elation is fit for a bookworm!