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Touched Author Scott Campbell

An's wife Linda and concluded by Robbie himself fifteen years later when he has returned to town for a high school reunion Each voice is remarkably persuasive and utterly convincing and the result is a novel that is impossible to put down as it is impossible to forg. I didn t know what to expect going in to this book Was it a thriller a drama was the guy guilty didn t know Turns out the book is a very straight forward and believable portrait of a man and boy relationshipWhat I liked about the book is that it was well rounded all the sides were presented and the four sides were presented unslanted Everyone in the story did something wrong and there was no attempt to hide that but at the same time it wasn t glorified People do things that are wrong all the timeThe interesting thing for me was the grey area of the whole situation I feel that pedophilia has become the witch hunt of our times and the witch hunt is doing harm than good I was dating a guy who lived in a different country from his daughter and missed her very much He inuired about a job at a day care and was told no single man was ever going to get that job and it s a shame These kids are missing out on something and so is he There seems to be an attitude of men all being sex fiends and women having to clutch them to their bosom for protection 247 and that is not goodThe boy in this story was 12 still a child but also capable of having sexual feelings like most kids do I know I did So is this relationship with the man the worst thing that could happen More to the point is it worse than the aftermath of the trial and the whole town knowingAt the same time there were holes in the perpetrators judgment you could drive a truck through How could you love someone only at a certain age What happens when they get older And how do you love someone who isn t fully developed who is so pliable that you can mold them with the slightest contact And there is a responsibility with that powerI m reminded of The Last of the Wine by Mary Renault and the boy love practiced in ancient Greece It s something that s been around for at least thousands of years and I don t know that moral outrage is the key to stopping it There seems to be a reluctance with this topic to talk about actualities instead of idealsThis all being said I felt the book was slow in parts I felt the plot other than the touching was nonexistent that the part from the wife s perspective was the weakest and went on too long I didn t care about her time in the moonlight with the perpetrator The guys three daughters were so stiff they could have been called cardboard one two and three Also I read the author on say this was made into a play I don t know who the audience for that would be I don t know who the audience for this book would be really there s such a moral outcry against this topic that any slightly impartial viewpoint would be crucifiedGood enough book didn t change my life

Review Touched Author Scott Campbell

Ry Houseman's been touching me Robbie has been molested and the Young family will never be the same From that moment on the novel unfolds with inexorable power The story is narrated in four parts first by Robbie's mother then by Jerry Houseman himself then by Housem. Superb story about a boy molested by a neighbor The plot is developed through the POV of 4 characters The author deftly described the molestation s effects on people without writing a gratuitous sex scene

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Robbie Young is an ordinary twelve year old boy about to drop a bombshell that will devastate his small town family One day he rides his bike home after school finds his mother in the kitchen making dinner and speaks aloud the secret he's been keeping for a year Jer. I guess seeing this unfold from several perspectives may have been interesting for some but I didn t appreciate it Three of the characters were horrible people and one had a horrible thing happen to him shaping the rest of his life The worst character in this book is Jerry Houseman but his wife is a close second and at times in my mind she was a far worse human being Because she knew what he was capable of and did nothing at all to stop it And worse yet she didn t stop his friendship with this young boy She allowed it to continue Some might say well what should she have done He was her husband and my answer to that is Whatever it took to protect that child Not every not even near every friendship between a man and a boy is this kind of relationship I would wager a very very small percentage is but his wife knew that this type of relationship had occurred before The relationship between the molested and molester is complex Robbie s viewpoint in the book illustrates that deftly He was a child and had no idea the gravity of what was being done to him what he was doing The mother in this book is a terrible character I disliked her from the first words her character relayed in the book This is a touchy subject I wrote that intending no pun or joking because this is a subject that outrages people with just the slightest mention So partially I m sure that is why I was so angry with this book Other aspects on which to rate a bookStorytelling Poor Writing style Mediocre Show me don t tell me Abysmal Characters believability Well done


About the Author: Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell born March 24 1945 in Michigan is an American writer He lives in Boston and works as Director of Communications in the School of Architecture and Planning Campbell holds a Masters in Creative Writing from Vermont CollegehttpsenwikipediaorgwikiScottC



10 thoughts on “Touched Author Scott Campbell

  1. says:

    A boy comes home one night and tells his mother the neighbor has been molesting himThat starts an incredibly open and deep examination

  2. says:

    I guess seeing this unfold from several perspectives may have been interesting for some but I didn't appreciate it Three of the characters we

  3. says:

    Interesting premisse but the way it was used left much to be desired Many chapters started with unrelated ponderings of the respective narrators stuff I was not interested in and it didn't even feel it was building up to something Those long

  4. says:

    Superb story about a boy molested by a neighbor The plot is developed through the POV of 4 characters The author deftly described the molestation's effects on people without writing a gratuitous sex scene

  5. says:

    Disturbing And I have to admit it held my interest Would like to see what other books this author may have written

  6. says:

    Whilst the novel makes it clear that Rob has been damaged by Jerry it does allow that all of the adult characters including by his

  7. says:

    I didn't know what to expect going in to this book Was it a thriller a drama was the guy guilty didn't know Turns out the book is a very straight forward and believable portrait of a man and boy relationshipWhat I liked about the book is that it was well rounded all the sides were presented and the four sides were presented unslanted Everyone in the story did something wrong and there was no attempt to hide that but at the same

  8. says:

    May Contain SpoilersTouched by Scott Campbell was a uick and very interesting read about a child who has been molested It was broken down into 4 parts told from 4 different character’s perspectives The first part is told by Linda the young boy’s mother Linda was an okay character however I felt a lot of her responses to what happened was with concern about herself Is this my fault? Did I suspect this and just ignored it? that

  9. says:

    I broke plans to keep reading this book I rarely find a story I can't put down but this one pulled me inI enjoy stories on the darker side of the human condition the things so seldom shown in the studio movies Bad book reviews abou

  10. says:

    I rated it a 3 because I found it interesting enough to finish and rarely finish books I don't like Although I usu

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