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Girl in the Dark: A Memoir - Anna Lyndsey
Girl in the Dark: A Memoir
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A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.“Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could not be broken, a slow... show more
A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.“Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could not be broken, a slow perverting of my substance.”Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and w
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539609 (0385539606)
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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learn by going
learn by going rated it
4.5 Girl in the Dark, by Anna Lyndsey
I became interested in this book because as a migraine sufferer who hasn't always had my headaches under control or been able to reliably treat them, I would be shut up in my apartment, in the dark (or as dark as possible when I lived in Arizona), for up to 24 hours. I couldn't read or watch televis...
DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
4.0 Living in the dark.
This is the memoir of a young woman who became so allergic to light that she was forced to live large parts of her life in a darkened room, emerging at dusk to go for a walk or attempt any sort of normality. What started out as a sensitivity to the light emitted by her computer screen, gradually dev...
Jess Reads
Jess Reads rated it
3.0 Girl in the Dark: A Memoir
Disclaimer: I don't read many memoirs, so I'm not used to first person narratives and the occasional use of stilted turns of phrase. Regardless, I am glad I read this one.Of the few I have read, they are chronologically oriented from childhood to adulthood, from the start of a job to a different and...
Shaykitteh's World of Books
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4.0 Review: Girl in the Dark
It starts with a burning sensation on her face while sitting in from of a computer. Soon after, even standard office lighting hurts. Sunshine is next. Before long, it's not just her face... soon her entire body burns from the touch of light, even though clothing. Retreating to the dark, and occasion...
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