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Kids like us / by Hilary Reyl.

By: Reyl, Hilary.
Publisher: Melbourne, The Text Publishing Company, 2017Description: 282 pages : 20 cm.Rating: For adolescents.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925498912.Subject(s): AUTISM | LOVE | ADOLESCENCE | FICTIONGenre/Form: Romance fiction. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Romance fiction. | Teen fiction.Summary: "The delightful, heartwarming story of Martin, a teenager on the autism spectrum, who falls for Gilberte-Alice, a `normal' French girl. While spending summer in the French countryside with his mother, Martin mistakes Gilberte for a character in a novel he is obsessed with-Marcel Proust's masterpiece In Search of Lost Time. He gradually realises she is not Gilberte, the fantasy girl, but a real person named Alice. Falling in love, in all its unpredictability, teaches Martin that he can in fact connect, can get out of his bubble."--Publisher.
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"The delightful, heartwarming story of Martin, a teenager on the autism spectrum, who falls for Gilberte-Alice, a `normal' French girl. While spending summer in the French countryside with his mother, Martin mistakes Gilberte for a character in a novel he is obsessed with-Marcel Proust's masterpiece In Search of Lost Time. He gradually realises she is not Gilberte, the fantasy girl, but a real person named Alice. Falling in love, in all its unpredictability, teaches Martin that he can in fact connect, can get out of his bubble."--Publisher.

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