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Dead Man's Island [Oxford Bookworms]

by John Escott

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Mr Ross lives on an island where no visitors come. Carol Sanders and her mother come to the island to work for Mr Ross. She soon decides that there is something very strange about Mr Ross. Where did he get his money from? How can a young man buy an island? So she watches, and she listens - and one night she learns what is behind that locked door.… (more)
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Carol, she is main charactar, lived in Hongkong because od her father's work.
Suddenly, her father was died by a flight accident.
So she returned to English with her mother and go to Scotland to work,but...
My heart throbbed during to read book. It's very interesting so I want to read more. ( )
  ddgadm | Jan 25, 2012 |
A boy, Carol Sanders, liked his father. Unfortunately, his father was dead because of aeroplane crash. He was very sad. However one day, his mother and he went to the island to work which no visitors come to.

When I read this book at first, I can't understand it. However I read this book second time, I can understand. I think this book is difficult, so I recommend this book to wize person. ( )
  ynm | Jan 25, 2012 |
This is a thriller and adventure story.
Carol Sandars and her mother went to the island to work for Mr.Ross.
Mr.Ross is a man who lived in the Dead man's island.
Carol had many doubt about the island.
Why the island is secret?Who is Mr.Ross?
And,why this title is "Dead Man's Island"?

I think this book is very interesting.
Because I Iike mistery and this is the misery,too.
I was impressed at the end of this story.
Carol is good woman.
I want to read this book to everyone! ( )
  wave73 | Jan 24, 2012 |
Carol Sanders and her mother go to the island.
Carol noticed something strange about Mr Ross.
And she find the locked room and wants to know what is there.

At first I thought this story is horror from its title.
I thought Carol is courageous girl.
But I read with exciting and I was surprised at the ending. ( )
  Azusa | Jan 23, 2012 |
Carol Sanders is a girl who live in Hong Kong and likes music very much.
One day, suddenly her father was dead by a car accident.
She feels sad, but she began to feel angry.
She goes to wrong way, so her mother dicide to leave Hong Kong and go to England with her.
After that, Her mother search a job and she find an ad about a secretary's work on a small island in Scotland.

I thought this story is interesting.
The title, "Dead Man's Island," shows the end of this story.
However, I could enjoy reading this because it is difficult to find some hint. ( )
  0703 | Jan 21, 2012 |
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Mr Ross lives on an island where no visitors come. Carol Sanders and her mother come to the island to work for Mr Ross. She soon decides that there is something very strange about Mr Ross. Where did he get his money from? How can a young man buy an island? So she watches, and she listens - and one night she learns what is behind that locked door.

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