Me & Emma
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Carrie is eight-years-old. She and her sister, Emma live with their mother and stepfather. He drinks too much and is physically abusive to them. Carrie's memories of her father and how he died are interwoven into the story to explain how they got into this predicament and contrasts the prior nurturi...
Pulls you in and holds you there. You know something's off from the get go, you just keeping holding your breath until you find out what it is. Set in North Carolina.
Wzruszająca książka opisująca horror małej dziewczynki, która aby na chwile uciec od rzeczywistości wymyśla sobie siostrzyczkę, za którą stara się być w każdej prawie chwili odpowiedzialna. Dramat dziecka, które nie czuje miłości matki, oraz jest poniżane, bite o krzywdzone przez ojczyma. Czytałam k...
The end was a little predictable with respect to Richard and I have to say, I'm disappointed about Emma, but it makes so much sense in retrospect and makes me all the more sad for Carrie. A very heavy read but a very engaging novel. I couldn't put it down.
The topic of this book was INCREDIBLY tough, but the book was well worth the read..just be ready for a multitude of emotions to come from it. Incredibly written for a debut.