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!!> EPUB ✻ A Masque of Infamy ✶ Author Kelly Dessaint – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us

A Masque of Infamy A Masque Of Infamy Is A Ribald Story Of Teenage Rebellion, Punk Rock And Survival After Moving From Los Angeles To Small Town Alabama In 1987, Louis Baudrey Tries To Fit In At The Local High School, But The Bible Thumpers And The Rednecks Don T Take Too Kindly To His Outlandish Wardrobe And Punk Attitude At Home, He Defies The Sadistic Intentions Of Rick, His Father S Friend, Who Tries To Rule The Household With An Iron Fist As Louis Is About To Be Shipped Off To Military School, He Stumbles Upon Indisputable Proof That Will Free Him And His Younger Brother From Rick S Tyranny But Just When He Thinks Their Troubles Are Over, They Re Locked Up In The Adolescent Ward Of A Mental Hospital, Where Louis Must Fight The Red Tape Of The System To Save Himself, His Brother And Maybe Even His Dream Of Being A Punk Rocker.

!!> EPUB ✻ A Masque of Infamy  ✶ Author Kelly Dessaint – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • A Masque of Infamy
  • Kelly Dessaint
  • English
  • 01 October 2018
  • 1930935331

    10 thoughts on “!!> EPUB ✻ A Masque of Infamy ✶ Author Kelly Dessaint – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us


  1. says:

    A Masque of Infamy is not your ordinary coming of age story, and yet it is definitely a classic of that particular genre Dessaint s writing style is refreshing in numerous ways Uniquely, his characters language is natural and colloquial and yet, somehow, Dessaint s dialogue always seems to beengrossing than the commonplace conversations we usually hear each day in our own lives Dessaint is an expert at sifting through the everyday conversations of teenagers and finding the magic and pr A Masque of Infamy is not your ordinary coming of age story, and yet it is definitely a classic of that particular genre Dessaint s writing style is refreshing in numerous ways Uniquely, his characters language...


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    Louis Baudrey is a teen from California that makes a move cross country to Alabama with his family, which consists of his younger brother, father, and Rick From the beginning, I wanted to know exactly who Rick was and what role he played in the household Soon enough, readers find out about what a creep Rick is and the abuse the boys have been dealing with In their new small town, Louis rebels by being the misfit He is punk and proud roaming the halls of high school and annoying those that fe Louis Baudrey is a teen from California that makes a move cross country to Alabama with his family, which consists of his younger brother, father, and Rick From the beginning, I wanted to know exactly who Rick was and what role he played in the household Soon enough, readers find out about what a creep Rick is and the abuse the boys have been dealing with In their new small town, Louis rebels by being the misfit He is punk and proud roaming the halls of high school and annoying those that fear the different.Numerous times throughout the story I couldn t help but laugh out loud Despite the dysfunction that was prominent in Louis life, he maintained this great sen...


  3. says:

    A Masque of Infamy is as beautiful as it is shocking Kelly Dessaint masterfully guides us through the horror of teen hood with remarkable insight and clarity This is one beast of book, ladies and gentlemen This needs to be on your bookshelf


  4. says:

    A Masque of Infamy is an autobiographical novel, a coming of age story out of the horrors of child abuse The dialogue is raw and rough, the characters are very real.Kelly Dessaint has crafted his story so the reader keenly feels Louis and Joey s confusion, frustration, fear, and anger as they experience it I was trying to figure out what the system was doing as the boys were being processed and moved around And the real story, the one Louis doesn t allow himself to tell for so long, is slowly A Masque of Infamy is an autobiographical novel, a coming of age story out of the horrors of child abuse The dialogue is raw and rough, the characters are very real.Kelly Dessaint has crafted his story so the reader k...


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    First of all, let me just say this is an amazing book if it were a piece of fiction, but knowing that it s an autobiographical novel, makes it that muchawesome The book is a bout a young boy who moves to the south Kelly s life is anything but boring, the coming of age story will have you hooked by page one The dialogue between characters seems casual and out of the ordinary to most I could hear the voices and imagine them all so clearly in my mind, I felt I knew them myself Louis seem First of all, let me just say this is an amazing book if it were a piece of fiction, but knowing that it s an autobiographical novel, makes it that muchawesome The book is a bout a young boy who moves to the south Kelly s life is anything but boring, the coming of age story will have you hooked by page one The dialogue between characters seems casual and out of the ordinary to most I could hear the voices and imagine them all so clearly in my mind, I felt I knew them myself Louis seems like a guy I would want ...


  6. says:

    Gritty, funny, painful, poignant I enjoyed this trip back in time and recognized those teenage years full confusion and excitement, boredom and curiosity and the search for people from the same tribe, so to speak Plus, I like the author he s a lovely, friendly, funny, human being.


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    A Masque of Infamy by Kelly DessaintNEW SPOILER FREE REVIEW At the age of fifteen Louis moves from LA to Alabama with his dad, younger brother, and a friend of the family named Rick Louis, with his punk new age rocker style and his patchwork family sticks out like a sore thumb in his new deeply religious community At home he fights a battle with Rick, who tries to wield a high level of control and authority over him and his brother When he stumbles upon a set of photographs not meant for his A Masque of Infamy by Kelly DessaintNEW SPOILER FREE REVIEW At the age of fifteen Louis moves from LA to Alabama with his dad, younger brother, and a friend of the family named Rick Louis, with his punk new age rocker style and his patchwork family sticks out like a sore thumb in his new deeply religious community At home he fights a battle with Rick, who tries to wield a high level of control and authority over him and his brother When he stumbles upon a set of photographs not meant for his eyes Louis has a decision to make that will change the course of his and his family s live...


  8. says:

    A Masque of Infamy follows young teenager, fifteen year old Louis Baudrey, a young misfit who is a small voice trying to get noticed for his individuality He listens to metal and punk music, makes homemade anarchy shirts, pierces his ears, and hangs out with other like minded kids In the beginning Louis and his young, eleven year old brother, Joey, are shown being taken to a temporary home It isn t made entirely clear why they are there, just that something about their home life is unsafe A Masque of Infamy follows young teenager, fifteen year old Louis Baudrey, a young misfit who is a small voice trying to get noticed for his individuality He listens to metal and punk music, makes homemade anarchy shirts, pierces his ears, and hangs out with other like minded kids In the beginning Louis and his young, eleven year old brother, Joey, are shown being taken to a temporary home It isn t made entirely clear why they are there, just that something about their home life is unsafe After the brief chapter on the home, we re meet Louis and Joey in the backseat of a car on the way to Alabama In the front seat is the old man, their father, and Rick, a young man unrelated to the family In the beginning there will be some confusion as to why Rick is around in the first place, but it will be explained further into the novel It s made clear at the start that Rick has a desire to rule over the small family of three with an iron fist Louis hates him for obviou...


  9. says:

    When I was asked to participate in the book tour for this novel, my inclination was to politely decline I explained to the delightful lady who asked for my participation that I primarily read nonfiction and didn t normally make time for fiction.The few times I do dip my foot into the fiction pool is when the plot is unique or in some way appealing to me by piquing my curiosity I re read the synopsis of A Masque of Infamy and, for whatever reason, the curiosity factor kicked in.Based to some de When I was asked to participate in the book tour for this novel, my inclination was to politely decline I explained to the delightful lady who asked for my participation that I primarily read nonfiction and didn t normally make time for fiction.The few times I do dip my foot into the fiction pool is when the plot is unique or in some way appealing to me by piquing my curiosity I re read the synopsis of A Masque of Infamy and, for whatever reason, the curiosity factor kicked in.Based to some degree on the writer s own story, A Masque of Infamy is a compelling and well written coming of age story with a lot of fish out of water plot thrown in for good measure Our protagonist, Louis Baudrey, is forced to move to rural Alabama from the suburbs o...


  10. says:

    Knowing a fictional narrative is partially based on the author s real life can hinder a review Too often and this is almost the case here the fictionalized account can read like reportage this happened and then this and then this This tendency can override any of the qualities we associate with novels as an art form The narrative can get too straightforward, not expand on characters, and not provide relevant subplots or similar devices In cases like that, I wish they would have just writt Knowing a fictional narrative is partially based on the author s real life can hinder a review Too often and this is almost the case here the fictionalized account can read like reportage this happened and then this and then this This tendency can override any of the qualities we associate with novels as an art form The narrative can get too straightforward, not expand on characters, and not provide relevant subplots or similar devices In cases like that, I wish they would have just written a memoir.The other difficulty one that is shared when reviewing memoirs is that the reviewer is tempted to review the character instead of the story That would be a mistake, here, as our protagonist Louis isn t very likable, lacks empathy, and is selfish Ouch, you say, but there are reasons for this.And this is where Dessaint takes a novelist s approach to the narrative, sl...

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