Gypsy Davey Summary
Chris Lynch

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Gypsy Davey Summary

Notable for its grim realism, this character study of a mentally handicapped boy and his dysfunctional family is a rarity in young adult fiction—a book that offers nearly no hope for its characters. The novel charts Davey's development from his neglected childhood to the age of twelve in a non-naturing family and is distinguished by its detail-filled writing, believably depicted characters, and unusual structure in which an omniscient, detached perspective is interpolated with chapters featuring Davey's unsophisticated first-person voice.

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Gypsy Davey Short Guide