Analysis Of The Book ' Paradise Bay ' By John Eaton

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Nathan Nuttboard by John Eaton (2002) is a story that has a substantial amount of action and emotional content. This novel is definitely not a boring book. It has short chapters and is a good, interesting read right to the end. This book is about a young boy named Nathan That goes on a family camping trip to a place could paradise bay, while they are there they are faced with some critical situations, valuable lessons, and some harsh conditions. In paradise bay they had a sticky situation which occurred because of a couple events which kept escalating. This book was very relevant to me because I like to surf and this novel showed how quickly something could evolve which may result in a near death situation. This novel has a character…show more content…
This shows to the audience Nathan is courage’s and a good person for doing something that needed to be done. A quote that represents this would be, when the going gets tough the tough gets going, and I like this because when the going got tough he stood up and lead the way. Another word you could use to describe him would be the grey man, this represents his personality because he’s not a cocky person and doesn’t try to stand out, he does his own thing but when it’s his turn to shine he shines in the brightness. In all novels there are generally one or more significant characters that revolve around the main character. In this novel the other significant characters where his family members, Mum, Dad, Narelle, Nadine. One of Nathans friends that he meet at peaceful bay which his name was Gnarly and the caravan owners son Wayne. His family members had generally the same personalities as each other but Narelle the oldest of them all was a bit meaner you could say then the other ones due to here being fussier about everything and liked the antagonist in the story. The other more significant Character would be Gnarly, Gnarly is a friend Nathan meet at the caravan park, they become friends really quickly and went to the beach most mornings for a surf. The owner’s son Wayne is a motorbike riding Bogan. He chases children on the beach with his motorbike scaring them off. He also has a crush on Narelle, Nathans oldest sister In this novel Nathan
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