Grade Rosie Moon, 15, is waiting for life to happen-school is dull, her mother won’t let her get a nose ring, and her parents seem to be breaking up. In Lowry’s artfully constructed novel, originally published in Australia, year-old Rosie is GUITAR HIGHWAY ROSE. Brigid Lowry, Author. Guitar Highway Rose. Genre: Young Adult. Guitar Highway Rose. By: Brigid Lowry He has dreadlocks, a guitar and a bad case of the gypsy blues.
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Paperback – pages – In Lowry’s artfully constructed novel, originally published in Australia, year-old Rosie lowfy immediately attracted to Asher, the new kid at school, and a relationship develops when they pair up for a poetry presentation on Jim Morrison.
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How beautiful is that? You think that you know that the sky is blue and that trees are green, that cats are furry and that life will go on quite smoothly for ever like an infinite ripple of turquoise ribbon. Upon starting this, I was ins The odds seemed stacked against me liking this book – the 90s is my least favourite era, I don’t think anyone other than Joyce and Faulkner should attempt stream-of-consciousness narrative and I dislike hippies sorry no offence to anyone.
I would have preferred for Brigid to have chosen a few viewpoint characters and stuck with them. Brigid’s star sign is Aries, and she has a tattoo of an island, a palm tree and a planet on her left shoulder.
To sum it up, Guitar Highway Rose is a quick, heartfelt and funny read. You think you know that the sky is blue and the trees are green, that cats are furry and that life will go on smoothly forever like an infinite ripple of turquoise ribbon. May 03, Joy joyous reads rated it liked it Shelves: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
The entire novel is presented in little bite-sized pieces. This is about that in-the-moment happy free feeling. Let me set you a scene.
View Full Version of PW. Asher Fielding is the mysterious new boy at school who highday dreadlocks and a love of Jim Morrison. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I found it uninspiring, uninteresting and even eye-roll-worthy in its banality. Lowry’s writing has a very lyrical feel and also a little bit different.
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It was interesting to see the point of view and lives of those involved in the story too. There was a problem adding your email address.
Guitar Highway Rose definitely gave me the urge just to take off randomly one day to Australia, make a trip with no plans, no worries, nothing and just live in the moment. And each time I read it I regress back to that age and time. In the very first chapter there are sentences that repeatedly use “and” or are short and choppy, it reads like a young kid’s book!
GUITAR HIGHWAY ROSE by Brigid Lowry | Kirkus Reviews
Street Corner Bookers – Nomes. It started something inside my that inevitably became me. Wh Rosie Moon lives in a small seaside town in Australia, where experiencing life is limited to walks on the beach and secretly piercing your nose.
Brigid Lowry’s Guitar Highway Rose freewheels through the darker and lighter sides of life with wit, charm and compassion. I was extremely surprised to find that this book did so very well in Austrailia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aug 20, Limonessa rated it liked it Shelves: The odds seemed stacked against me liking this book – the 90s is my least favourite era, I don’t think anyone other than Joyce and Faulkner should attempt stream-of-consciousness narrative and I dislike lkwry sorry no offence to anyone.
She wants to do something, be someone be someone else. It is sure an interesting idea to tell a story this way but it really hkghway work f Ok, I am out. We know we shouldn’t and that is exactly why we do. She’s not sure how to impress the quietly rebellious new boy in her class, Asher Higwhay. I was glad this was such a fast and short read. Will probably keep and re-read one day. Bgigid me, this is the quintessential teenage ‘coming of age’ book. Meanwhile, of course, their parents are going crazy.
The psyche moves from the realms of the ordinary and takes a delicate step towards the unknown. Dec 05, Karissa rated it really liked it. Part road story, part love story, Guitar Highway Rose is a thrilling ride for anyone who has ever dreamed about escaping everyday life, even just for a little while. The Best Books of Asher is all stream-of-consciousness with no punctuation. And that’s what I loved about this story.
I’m hungry for a juicy life. Books by Brigid Lowry. It has always been that way before. The feel, flavour, language and references ended up as my favourite thing about the novel and I hate the 90s!
Brigid Lowry holds a firm spot among her talent pool. Guitar Highway Rose written by Brigid Lowry, is part road story, part love story of two teenagers trying to find an adventure.