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    Dying to Know You – Aidan Chambers

    “‘Could I talk to you?’ ‘Why?’ ‘You’re a writer?’ ‘And?’  ‘I need your help’ ‘You see the sign on the door?’ ‘Yes’ ‘What does it say?’ ‘No visitors without appointment.’” Karl is quiet, shy but stubborn. He is in love with cleaver, gorgeous Fiorella and she wants him to prove it. She has asked him to write the answers for a series of questions. However Karl is dyslexic, he has trouble structuring sentences and spelling out his feelings, but he hasn’t told her; worried that she will not love him if she thinks he’s stupid. So Karl enlists the help of a local author, a local author who Fiorella adores…