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The Lost Garden

The Lost Garden A moving tale of survival and self discoveryThe face Esme Waters presents to the world is not the face she sees in the mirror Even her three daughters don t know the truth behind her careful smile But

  • Title: The Lost Garden
  • Author: Mary Stanley
  • ISBN: 9780755325160
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Paperback
  • A moving tale of survival and self discoveryThe face Esme Waters presents to the world is not the face she sees in the mirror Even her three daughters don t know the truth behind her careful smile But a chance meeting with a fascinating psychiatrist opens the first crack in Esme s mind While her own children are falling in love, learning about loyalty and rebelling agaiA moving tale of survival and self discoveryThe face Esme Waters presents to the world is not the face she sees in the mirror Even her three daughters don t know the truth behind her careful smile But a chance meeting with a fascinating psychiatrist opens the first crack in Esme s mind While her own children are falling in love, learning about loyalty and rebelling against the rules, Esme discovers that sometimes the walls you build for protection need to come tumbling down

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    1 thought on “The Lost Garden

    1. Slow and occasionally repetitive, this book nevertheless does what it sets out to do - namely, weave a far-reaching web of events which it then draws together in a most satisfying way. It deals insightfully with big issues such as childhood rape, suicide and reconciliation, and opens up the question of how random circumstances connect as they do. The language is careful and precise, the characterisation convincing and the plot impressive. It is only unfortunate that the pace slows in the middle, [...]

    2. I cannot finish this without losing the will to live!Mine is the "audible" version, narrated by the author herself. After 2 hours of a 15 hour recording, I couldn't stand the dullness any longer.

    3. I enjoyed this story of a woman running from the horrors in her past and learning to accept them. Explores the psychology of dealing with life shattering events and how it can far reaching and long lasting effects.

    4. It took me so long to get through this novel. The main character was unlikable and her airheaded actions didn't make sense considering her past, and more so it took so long for anything even remotely interesting to get started - plot lines started coming in way too late and it was so unsatisfying to see them converge after such a wasted plow through the first chunk of the novel. In addition to that, the writing was awkward. Had it been a translation I would have understood, but it was way too un [...]

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