The Woman Who Walked into Doors

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The Woman Who Walked Into Doors 「門,生命的道路與路程。曾經走進某些門,所以來到這裡。如今過往生命的記憶又在心中回溯,敲叩更多已然塵封的門扉…。」這本小說是英國BOOKER PRIZE得主Roddy Doyle的另一力作。故事敘述39歲的職業婦女Paula,陷於日趨嚴重的酗酒問題,掙扎在自我尊嚴與丈夫的虐待之間。中年面臨生命困境的她,回想起童年的快樂、青少年的不羈與年輕時歡愉的戀情…。簡潔的筆調深刻描寫了細膩的女性心境,成功展現一個被擊碎的女人的內心世界。
Ha scritto il 27/08/13
"Lui mi teneva per mano. Lui era il Re, e quindi anch'io ero diventata qualcuno. Non una regina o una principessa, ma qualcuno e basta. Era un inizio. Mi sentivo soddisfatta. Me lo sentivo nel mio modo di camminare." "Qualcuno mi ha detto una volta c...Continua
Holly Golightly...
Ha scritto il 12/11/10
Superlativo. "You never get used to it. Predicting it doesn't matter. Nothing I can do; he has complete control. It's always fresh, always dreadful. Again. Always a brand new pain. The skin doesn't get any harder. Stay out of the corners; I have to m...Continua
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Nancy Botwin in...
Ha scritto il 24/10/10
A woman who actually didn't walk into doors
A mesmerizing novel in which the author gives his best in the deep psychological analysis of the fictional character of a woman named Paula Spencer, and on the reasons why she accepted to spend a great part of her life with a man who certainly didn'...Continua
Ha scritto il 17/08/10
A book every woman should read. It's strange to call it beautiful, because the theme is all but beautiful. Still, the way Doyle tells us Paula's story, going back and forth through time, beginning from the end and then letting memories tell the rest,...Continua
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Ha scritto il 09/03/10
Very powerful story on domestic violence!!
"He gave me a choice... right or left. I chose left, and he broke the little finger on my left hand." An excellent book, intriguing and shocking. Very well written... tells the story of a woman living in an abusive relationship, and not having the s...Continua

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