Your Voice in My Head
Publish date: February 1st 2011
Publisher: Random House Canada
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
This was a difficult read for me, in that, for the most part, I felt like a helpless observer in the author's personal struggle with depression, mania and self-hurt. I picked up this read because I thought that the storyline, which as far as synopses go, might be along the lines of Dr. Jill Bolte Ta...
Only a few chapters into this book I realized it was not a fit for me. Even though everyone else seems to love Forrest's writing style, I found it lackluster. Although I appreciate the immense effort authors put into their craft, I prefer when this effort is imperceivable. In Your Voice in My Head ...
Emma Forrest has a way with conducting a story. Her talent shines as she weaves her memoir into a tale that reads like fiction, yet presents constant reflection--almost as a third party--to her experiences, doing so in a charming and funny, yet heartfelt and honest way. I laughed, I cried a bit, com...