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Airman - Eoin Colfer

 This book is a bit hit and miss. It does not really have a great start and just drizzles away to nothing. This is a typical young love story with misfortune and misery in it. To be quite honest from a so called award winning author this was quite a disappointment.

 3/10 I gave up on it less than half way through.
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