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Byline: Su Aziz
VAMPIRES, ogres, underdogs and geeks jump out from the pages to come alive on the silver screen, but it's the tale of a donkey and a monkey that SU AZIZ falls for.
I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle 273 pages/Harper WHEN you have written for TV series such as The Simpsons, and Beavis and Butt-Head, people don't expect anything less than slap-stick, lightly crude humorous observations of the human behaviour of one's book.
Doyle has written for both. Sealing his brand of humour, for me, for good. And with this one, as per the movie, he doesn't let me down. It's a wicked but funny observation of teenage awkwardness - the crush, the geeky outcast and the bombshell.
When the class valedictorian blurts out "I love you" to the head cheerleader of the school (who hasn't the faintest idea of his existence) during his high school graduation speech in front of 500 classmates and their numerous …