Part Boy, Part Machine: Read an Extract from E-Boy by Anh Do

Part Boy, Part Machine: Read an Extract from E-Boy by Anh Do

Chapter 1

I hate me! Ethan thought to himself.

I hate this stupid body, I hate this hospital, I hate everything!!!

Ethan’s angry thoughts swirled around his head as he lay on the operating table in nothing but his underwear.

He considered running out of the room, but he knew he didn’t look great in those tight white undies. That was enough to keep him lying there, awaiting his fourteenth operation in eighteen months.

The storm raging outside didn’t help his mood. Lightning flashed through the windows, glinting off the medical machines around him.

Ethan tried to calm himself . . . You should be used to hospitals by now, he thought. You’ve spent enough time in them.

Throughout his childhood he had been plagued with health problems – heart, bone and muscle issues – but, after years of treatments, he thought he’d finally beaten them all.

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Publisher details

E-Boy: E-Boy 1
Author
Anh Do
Publisher
Allen & Unwin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
01 March, 2020

Synopsis

Ethan is supposed to be doing regular teenage things - like playing sports and hanging out with friends.He is not supposed to be in hospital getting a brain tumour removed by Gemini, a high-tech android doctor. But just as the operation begins, the medical facility is hit by an unusual bolt of lightning …When Ethan wakes up he discovers that things are different. He's always been good with computers, but now his skills are next-level. Ethan almost feels like he's … part of the machine.And what about the android Gemini? If Ethan is now part robot, does that make the robot part human?Ethan will need all his new skills just to stay alive.An electrifying new adventure series from the bestselling author Anh Do.
Anh Do
About the author

Anh Do

Anh Do is one of Australia's leading comedians. He has also acted in television series and films, written screenplays and is a sought-after keynote speaker. His unique and inspirational experience leaving Vietnam as a toddler and growing up in Australia is the subject of his bestselling and award-winning memoir, The Happiest Refugee.

 

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