[Ebook] ➠ Mouthing the Words Author Camilla Gibb – Sunkgirls.info

[Ebook] ➠ Mouthing the Words  Author Camilla Gibb – Sunkgirls.info Download Mouthing The Words By Camilla Gibb Nature Explore.eu By Turns Harrowing And Hilarious, This Adroitly Narrated Winner Of The Toronto Book Award Re Creates The World In The Imagination Of Thelma It S A World In Which She Can Escape Some Of Her Painful Childhood Realities, Like Those Games Her Father Likes To Make Her Play, Where He S The Boss And She The Naughty Secretary And Her Mother So Fiercely Favors Her Younger Brother, The Cherubic Willy, That Thelma Finds Herself Perpetually In Emotional Exile No Wonder Thelma Asks Practically Every Adult She Meets To Adopt Her Along Thelma S Bumpy Way From A Rural English Village To Canada To A Law Degree At Oxford, She Meets Many Potential Parents And Even Makes Some Friends, But It Is With The Companions Of Her Fertile Imagination With The Scaredy Baby Janawee, Moody And Timid Ginniger, And Big, Strong, Stoic Heroin That Thelma Finds Comfort With Them, Too, She Loses An Already Tenuous Connection To Reality, Though Ultimately Thelma S Spirit And Humor Prove To Be As Indomitable As Her Wit Moving And Comic At Once Hallucinatory, Hilarious, And Haunting Boston Globe Prickly, Unsentimentala Portrait Of Terrible Comic Humanity New York Times Book Review Mesmerizing Lush, Visceral Prose Rings With An Authority Rarely Found In First Novels Washington Post Book World A Novel Of Astonishing Power An Instantaneous Classic Balti Sun Elegant Sings With An Almost Victorian Delicacy And Sophistication San Francisco Chronicle


10 thoughts on “Mouthing the Words

  1. Claire Arnold Claire Arnold says:

    Sharp, witty darkly humourous, this book is a fantastic read I read it in a day found the characters easy to relate to The imagery is extremel


  2. Melinda Melinda says:

    From the look of this book, I was expecting casual young adult fiction, but it was neither a casual story nor YA lit Relatively short, at only 238 page


  3. Andy Quan Andy Quan says:

    Funny I ve had a couple of books that are taking me ages to read But I found a copy of Camilla Gibb s Mouthing the Words in a crazy op shop on Redfern Street fo


  4. Cassidy Cassidy says:

    It took me a chapter or two to fully entangle myself in this bookbecause of my personal head space than anything else, I think but once I was in, I was in Simultaneously


  5. Stephanie (Stepping out of the Page) Stephanie (Stepping out of the Page) says:

    This book was excellent It was original, intriguing and interesting, dealing with several difficult subjects without becoming too heavy or feeling too tragic This book isn t your


  6. Lucie Jones Lucie Jones says:

    Quick review This book is certainly harrowing, but rarely hilarious It mentioned hilarity in both the summary here on Goodreads, and on the cover of the book itself I disagree It is cleve


  7. Steven Langdon Steven Langdon says:

    Camilla Gibb is a favourite author of mine, whose books such as Sweetness in the Belly have been powerful and beautifully written This novel, Mouthing the Words, Gibbs s first published book, show


  8. Redderationem Redderationem says:

    Pi agevole da leggere all inizio, quando vengono narrate le agghiaccianti premesse dell infanzia violata della protagonista, con un tono che permette al lettore adulto di vedervi tutto quello che accade, p


  9. Susannah Susannah says:

    Had really enjoyed another one of hers, Sweetness in the Belly but I m wondering whether this is the same Camilla Gibb The back cover blurb was appealing life seen through the eyes of a child yet it was not an inno


  10. Ann Douglas Ann Douglas says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A powerful look at the far reaching impact of childhood sexual abuse Yes, it s dark, but it s often fiercely funny, too, thanks to the wonderfu


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