The Marbury Lens

Smith, Andrew, 1959- (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Marbury Lens

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After being kidnapped and barely escaping, sixteen-year-old Jack goes to London with his best friend Conner, where someone gives him a pair of glasses that send him to an alternate universe where war is raging, he is responsible for the survival of two younger boys, and Conner is trying to kill them all.
Authors: Smith, Andrew (Andrew Anselmo), 1959-
Statement of Responsibility: Andrew Smith
Title: The Marbury lens
Publisher: New York :, Feiwel and Friends,, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 358 p. ; 22 cm.
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Report This Nov 22, 2013
  • EuSei rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

(NOTICE: Attempts to censor my comments will be fiercely fought under the aegis of American Libraries’ beloved principles: Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Read, Intellectual Freedom.) The Marbury Lens is another book written by an adult who is in need of urgent psychiatric help. The story if that of a teenage boy who is kidnapped, drugged and raped by a male captor. He escapes and finds a pair of weird glasses that transport him to a world of almost impossible cruelty. He finds himself facing a wall of horrors “covered with impaled heads and other dripping, black-rot body parts: hands, hearts, feet, ears, p*nises. Where the f*ck was this?” This level of darkness could only come out of the mind of a very sick person. But even worse, why would librarians/teachers push this kind of literature to impressionable minor children—obviously behind their parents backs?!

Report This Oct 31, 2013
  • adrianavafu rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.


Awesome book has to buy it for myself! read it like 10 times

Report This Apr 11, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

my gosh this is THE worst book iv ever read no joke lets see where should i start....ok in the first 20% the main charecter get raped, walks in his best friend having sex, has sex with someone, there are homos, sexual refereneces and much more i stopped reading there was so much twisted things in the book so DO NOT READ oh and yea there is a f word every page thats in the first 20% i wonder whats in the reast jeez

Report This Aug 21, 2011
  • BRONTE CRONSBERRY rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Did not like the style of writing to much swearing but the story line was good

Report This Aug 08, 2011
  • BakerStreetIrregular rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Extremely trippy writing style. As a result you know no more than Jack does so you end up being just as confused as he is while reading it. I liked it though as it made me want to read it that much more so I could find out what was going on. I couldn't put this book down - not necessarily because it was amazing writing - but because I had to know how it all ended.


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  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

red_crocodile_191 thinks this title is suitable for 99 years and over


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Report This Apr 11, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Other: dont read

Report This Apr 11, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: so much you would think this would be banned

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  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: alot

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  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: i counted 2,145 f bombs on average


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