Whatever You Love
Publish date: June 3rd 2010
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
Thought this would be a book about revenge, but it was more about the life about a woman who loses her daughter in a car accident. Sort of a let-down, but well written.
This book is beautiful. Doughty manages to be literary: "the groceries had decided to creep out in their own hesitant fashion and observe their new environment", profound in her analysis of human emotions and reactions and thoughts: "I think how there is always a way we can justify ourselves to our...
This book is brutal. Let me start out by saying that: it's brutal, and there's no two ways about it. In the opening pages, Laura Needham is informed by two police officers that her nine year-old daughter, Betty, has been killed in a hit-and-run accident while walking to dance practice after school. ...
This book started off incredibly strong. Towards the end of the book though, I am not sure if it was just to extend the storyline, the author took the book on a track that, imho, I thought was unnecessary. Also, the book jacket didn't match what the book was truly about. The jacket only touched on t...
"You should remind yourself that what you love is mortal, that what you love is not your own. It is granted to you for the present while, and not irrevocably, nor for ever, but like a fig or a bunch of grapes in the appointed season; and if you long for it in the winter, you are a fool."From The Di...
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