Wild Boy review by nowhereman
Wild Boy
by Rob Lloyd Jones
Age Range - 8 - 12
Genre - Adventure

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Age at time of review - 15
Reviewer's Location - Uxbridge, Mass., United States
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Wild Boy is different from other people.  One thing he has is hair all over his body and for another he can tell everything about you in just one glance.  He is a star attraction in a freak show in Victorian London. Then one day it all changes, a murder happens at the fair and he is the prime suspect. It’s like Jack the Ripper all over again in London with a full blown man hunt happening everywhere. Wild boy is sucked into a mystery all throughout London revolving around a mysterious society trying to prove his innocence. Will Wild Boy prove his innocence or will he be falsely accused and get hung? Read this action packed book to find out!


Wild boy by Rob Lloyd Jones was a perfect mix of action and adventure. I loved it from the very first sentence. Wild boy reminded me of a mix of Indiana Jones and Sherlock Holmes.  I also loved the setting in Victorian London and how the author described it in great detail.  Another thing that I liked about this book was that the author did an excellent job of developing the characters so that I felt sorry for Wild Boy and his predictement. If you like Sherlock Holmes on a level that's easier to understand,  than you'll realy enjoy this book. I recommend Wild Boy for people 10 and up.

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