Change of Heart
June has survived what no mother should face. Twelve years ago, a man she had invited into their home murdered her husband and young daughter. For the sake of her unborn child, she managed to carry on living. But now she faces losing a second daughter. Claire has a heart defect, and unless they... show more
June has survived what no mother should face. Twelve years ago, a man she had invited into their home murdered her husband and young daughter. For the sake of her unborn child, she managed to carry on living.
But now she faces losing a second daughter. Claire has a heart defect, and unless they find a donor soon, she will die.
When a match is offered, it seems like a miracle. Until June learns that the new heart will come from the man who killed Claire's sister. She thought she would do anything to keep her child alive. But how can she give her daughter the heart of a murderer?
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Publish date: 22 stycznia 2009
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Change of Heart has to be my least favorite book by Jodi Picoult. As always she picked an interesting topic that opens to so many discussions but this time, in my opinion, she messed up badly. In this book a convicted murderer is sentenced to death. As a last wish he wants to donate his heart to a...
I agree with those who wrote that this book isn't for everyone; it's a tough subject. But it's very intriguing with characters that grab your interest and (for me at least) your sympathy. I felt there was a build up to the twist at the end of the book and it was one of those wow endings that garn...
The story tackles the controversial subject of capital punishment. Convicted of a double murder, a man awaits execution. In a macabre twist, he wants to donate his heart to the daughter of a woman, whose first child, he was convicted of murdering. As can be expected, she vehemently opposes this once...
(3.5 Stars)Looking at this novel I thought I new exactly what I was letting myself in for, and had pretty much made up my mind about the central dilemma (of course you’d take the heart; it’s not like your daughter’s going to turn into a murderer for Christ’s sake). However, Change of Heart isn’t rea...
Interesting. Didn't see what was coming until it was almost here. Still don't like the way she leaves you hanging at the end.