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Colin Fischer Hardcover – 1 November 2012

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  • Publisher : Razorbill (1 November 2012)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1595145788
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1595145789
  • Reading age : 12 years and up
  • Dimensions : 14.71 x 2.24 x 21.74 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 62 ratings

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"Colin Fischer is like an alien anthropologist stranded on Earth, with no choice but to master the local social codes and try to pass as human, or perish." --Lev Grossman, "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Magicians"

"Evok[es] Mark Haddon's "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" . . . Readers will be drawn into the mystery and intrigued by Colin's vision of the world." --"PW "

"The 14-year-old hero of this extraordinary debut novel is like no one else we've met in children's literature. . . . Readers will take this hero to heart." --"Shelf Awareness", starred review

"This is a delightful novel; Colin is a young Sherlock Holmes." --Library Media Connection", starred review

"The subgenre combining sleuthing with characters who have Asperger syndrome gets a new entry offering humor and interesting historical and scientific connections." - "Kirkus Reviews"

"Authors Miller and Stentz['s] . . . portrayal of differently wired Colin feels genuine and authentic. [An] engaging and humorous mystery." --"Horn Book Reviews"

"A sympathetic and dynamic character." --"Booklist"

"I fell for Colin." --"L.A. Times"

About the Author

Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz met on the Internet, a consequence of their mutual love of all things Star Trek. Together, Miller and Stentz have written and/or produced over a hundred hours of television. Most recently, they co-wrote the films X-Men: First Class and Thor. Upcoming projects include Fox's series adaptation of Lev Grossman's The Magicians. Miller and Stentz both live in Los Angeles.

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