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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Brothers - 256 pages
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When Dominic discovers he had an older brother who died before he was born he realizes the reason why he is such a disappointment to his father. His brother was a brilliant academic and promising scientist - but Dominic prefers to spend his time painting.Dominic heads for Cambridge to find out more about his brother and discovers much more than he ever bargained for - after his brother's death his father had him cloned and the result was Dominic. How can Dominic ever live with this mindblowing discovery? If the truth is ever made public it couldput people's lives in danger - including his own.* Tackles this very current issue of cloning in a way that makes readers realize the human consequences of scientific advances
 

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User Review  - comixminx - LibraryThing

Borrowed from work library. Very readable: quick, sharp, pacey. Main character is male but plenty of female characters too. SF content is behind the main plot point, but is not overwhelming. Read full review

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User Review  - emleemay - LibraryThing

This wasn't bad at all, quite an easy enjoyable read and fairly typical of what you'd expect from a young adult science fiction story. I liked the ethical questions about scientific advances and the ... Read full review

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Contents

PROLOGUE
1
Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
8
Chapter 3
15
Chapter 4
18
Chapter 5
23
Chapter 6
28
Chapter 7
32
Chapter 24
121
Chapter 25
128
Chapter 26
132
Chapter 27
137
Chapter 28
145
Chapter 29
148
Chapter 30
153
Chapter 31
157

Chapter 8
39
Chapter 9
43
Chapter 10
49
Chapter 11
55
Chapter 12
59
Chapter 13
65
Chapter 14
68
Chapter 15
73
Chapter 16
78
Chapter 17
86
Chapter 18
92
Chapter 19
97
Chapter 20
101
Chapter 21
105
Chapter 22
110
Chapter 23
116
Chapter 32
163
Chapter 33
170
Chapter 34
177
Chapter 35
182
Chapter 36
189
Chapter 37
195
Chapter 38
201
Chapter 39
208
Chapter 4O
214
Chapter 41
220
Chapter 42
227
Chapter 43
232
Chapter 44
237
Chapter 45
243
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About the author (2004)

Alison Allen-Gray is the author of 'The Lost Kitten' which was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award. She is also the co-founder of performing arts in Wales and has performed at the Edinburgh fringe.

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