The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
Publish date: 2007
Publisher: Headline Review
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
Oooo, how frustrating! Yet, how engaging!This tragic story has three narrators and spans almost 80 years. The three voices braid together to tell a story of jealousy, betrayal, and maybe madness. I say "maybe" as I'm left unclear on whether there was madness to begin with, or whether madness was ind...
Apparently, back in the days, trying out your mother's clothes would earn you a one-way ticket to an asylum. I wonder what they'd think about girls trying out their mother's shoes cause I did that more than I can count. I picked the book up and I couldn't put it down. It wasn't amazing. It was ... e...
3.5 starsAttitudes towards mental health are something that I've always found quite interesting-at least in England it's quite rare for people to discuss things like therapy openly. However, it was only when I was watching The Kennedys, that random biopic with Katie Holmes in, that I released that p...
Haunting.I don't have the book in front of me, but one of the blurbs on the back referred to this as a combination of gothic horror and family drama; I would agree.After reading most books I can move on to another with little pause. After reading this, I had to take a break because I was so moved b...
Too catchy to be true. I wish all books had this effect on me: keep me in bed and pause just to refill my cup of whatever and go to the loo.
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