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My review is based on 'The Train'. Diane Hoh is the person that wrote it.

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A DIFFERENT SORT OF BOOK REVIEW My review is based on 'The Train'. Diane Hoh is the person that wrote it. I chose this book because the front cover looked interesting. It was very artistic. On the front cover it had a hand opening what I think is the train door. Part of the hand was in the flesh and the other part was bones. The title of the book was written in large lettering. The other reasons why I chose this book was because a friend recommended 'Point Horror' books, and I had not yet read this book. I had also read the blurb at the back and it sounded interesting. I thought that the beginning was quite easy to follow as it was only introducing the characters. The main character was a girl called Hannah Deaton, she was getting on the train with her friends. My emotions as I read this book was were as if I was watching a horror film. ...read more.

Middle

I think that the author's message was again to not judge people straight away. Although Frog didn't take part in this book his name came up several times. Frog's real name was Roger and Lolly's was Louise as I've said before. These were just nicknames but people would use the nicknames instead of the real names. This book was like another book I had read before. That book was called 'The Fever' and was written by the same person. The circumstances were more or less the same but it was set in a hospital. The main character was also a girl and was being attacked by some mysterious person. These books were obviously written for people who like a scare. You can simply tell that by the genre it is in. I do think that this book succeeds in the sort of reader it is meant to attract. It might have not been brilliant but it was still a good book. ...read more.

Conclusion

I think that the author wanted me to dislike Frog, otherwise known as Roger. I did dislike him at first for they way he treated people. But I found it sad that all these bad things happened to him. I thought that this was a good book overall even though that some people said it was boring. I think that this story took place not long ago. I base this on the fact that during the end of the play they went to play on some arcade machines. I thought that it was easy to imagine the scene because they were on a train that was travelling a long distance. My first impression was seats and bunk beds in their rooms. I thought that this book was right for me because I only seem to like horror books. I read the occasional romance or adventure but that is about it. Sometimes I don't read all of it if I find it too boring. Hussain Khan 10BA English 1 ...read more.

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