About this book
A thought-provoking new novel for teenagers from Aidan Chambers. Karl, 17, is hopelessly in love, but the object of his affections, Firella, requires proof. Karl is dyslexic and is worried that Firella will think him stupid, so he asks a local writer to help him construct his replies. Soon, a friendship develops between the two.
Karl, aged seventeen, is hopelessly in love. But the object of his affections, Firella, demands proof, and poses him a series of questions regarding his attitude to the many sides of love. But Karl is dyslexic, and convinced that if Firella finds out, she will think he is stupid, and unworthy of her, and leave him.