Woman Who Walked into Doors

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Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman struggling to reclaim her dignity after marriage to an abusive husband and a worsening drinking problem. Paula recalls her contented childhood, the audacity she learned as a teenager, the ... Continua
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 ...Continua
Ha scritto il 12/11/10
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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 ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 24/10/10
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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 ...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 ...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 ...Continua

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