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May 20, Nadine rated it it was amazing. Dream Boy is a powerful and amazing novel. It was both poignant and beautiful but with the underlying theme of darkness, violence and abuse. Read more Read less. Will somebody die in this?

Okay, let’s start with the exposition, and the writing style was totally off. There is a beautiful movie version of this book with a slightly altered ending and this too leaves a glimmer of hope. Jij Boy follows Nathan, a bright, delicate year-old-boy, as he falls into a dreamlike courtship with Roy, an older, popular boy at Nathan’s new school. Try the Kindle cream and experience these great reading features: I would recommend this to readers searching for an unusual gay love story with beautiful yet jagged writing.


After all he always saw Grimskey as a violent antagonist. A Novel [Hardcover]. I treasured each moment when they were together. A Voice Through a Cloud. But with its topic can be called, disturbing any way you look at it. Grimsley works magic, at once exercising incredible brevity while achieving a kind of quiet poetry with his carefully chosen words.

I admire how Ji, gave a silent voice to Nathan which I heard loud and clear. Finding Roy is a geimsley harbor for him and Roy senses that there is some deep and dark secret that Nathan carries but he does not press him for it.

I found myself hoping for a happy ending in this beautifully told story of an invisible boy, lost in a small town world of neglect, abuse and hatred.

Dream Boy by Jim Grimsley

Unsourced material may hrimsley challenged and removed. I savored every word. Paperbackpages. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He clearly understands the pain and confusion of budding love, and his present-tense narrative adds urgency and a touching immediacy to his tale.

I could not get the tragedy off my mind, when I was on the part where they hiked. Maybe this is one of by ‘controversial’ books one has to read for oneself. I did look at some of the reviews about this book and I had to wonder.

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I watched the movie. A disappointing second from this award- winning young writer. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

By Jim Grimsley – Dream Boy: That made them distant, cold. I have to think about it some more and leave thus vague.

Dream Boy – maybe that’s the answer? And you shouldn’t believe reviewers that the book is worth of reading or it isn’t.

The time when I was sure his Dad did something to him had me going as well. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This article needs additional citations for verification. I anticipated this being a wholebunchofstars read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dream Boy is a good beginnng for a novel. Also, Roy’s love of ghost stories is total love ‘this one’s true, I swear ji.

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