Quick to read
Build your vocabulary
Why read it?
- This book is narrated by a teenager called Alex Woods.
- The style of narration is direct and matter-of-fact and the vocabulary is quite standard.
- The language is simpler and more understandable than other adult novels.
- This book is a little long. It has 432 pages, but its style makes it quite quick to read.
The universe versus Alex Woods is the story of a teenager called Alex Woods and his unlikely friendship with Mr Peterson, a grumpy, reclusive old widower. It is a story of an unexpected friendship, improbable events, and an unlikely hero. This novel will make you laugh, but also cry. It has the perfect mix of comedy, humanity and engaging characters, all of which make it unforgettable.