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My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece EPUB My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece Author Annabel Pitcher Bassgrotto.co.uk My Sister Rose Lives On The Mantelpiece Well, Some Of Her Does A Collarbone, Two Ribs, A Bit Of Skull, And A Little Toe.To Ten Year Old Jamie, His Family Has Fallen Apart Because Of The Loss Of Someone He Barely Remembers His Sister Rose, Who Died Five Years Ago In A Terrorist Bombing To His Father, Life Is Impossible To Make Sense Of When He Lives In A World That Could So Cruelly Take Away A Ten Year Old Girl To Rose S Surviving Fifteen Year Old Twin, Jas, Everyday She Lives In Rose S Ever Present Shadow, Forever Feeling The Loss Like A Limb, But Unable To Be Seen For Herself Alone.Told With Warmth And Humor, This Powerful Novel Is A Sophisticated Take On One Family S Struggle To Make Sense Of The Loss That S Torn Them Apart And Their Discovery Of What It Means To Stay Together.

10 thoughts on “My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

  1. says:

    I ve been sitting here for a bit trying to collect my thoughts enough that I can write the kind of coherent review this book deserves There are so many things I want to speak about and discuss but at the same time, I wonder if it wouldn t beappropriate to just ask you to please read this book It might be the best one you read this year.The novel has the same poignant flavor as Tabitha Suzuma s Forbidden The same sort of intricate family politics and themes of self discovery and friendsh I ve been sitting here for a bit trying to collect my thoughts enough that I can write the kind of coherent review this book deserves There are so many things I want to speak about and discuss but at the same time, I wonder if it wouldn t beappropriate to just ask you to please read this book It might be the best one you read this year.The novel has the same poignant flavor as Tabitha Suzuma s Forbidden The same sort of intricate family politics and themes of self discovery and friendship but I am getting ahead of myself Maybe the synopsis or perhaps the title tipped you off but the book deals with the way a family copes after one of its members is killed in the horrible terrorist attack in London when bombs went off in trash cans in the city.The narrator of the story is a ten year old boy and if you think the complexity is compromised by the young age of the narrator and protagonist, please think again The best thing about using ...

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    My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece takes place five years after bombs went off in London killing 62 people The story follows the aftermath of the family of the youngest victim, Rose, from the perspective of her now 10 year old brother, Jamie Jamie s parents, unable to deal with the blame and guilt they place on one another, have finally split up Jamie and Jas, Rose s twin, move with their father out into the country One benefit, according to their father, is to get away from Muslims After a My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece takes place five years after bombs went off in London killing 62 people The story follows the aftermath of the family of the youngest victim, Rose, from the perspective of her now 10 year old brother, Jamie Jamie s parents, unable to deal with the blame and guilt they place on one another, have finally split up Jamie and Jas, Rose s twin, move with their father out into the country One benefit, according to their father, is to get away from Muslims After all, Muslims kil...

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    My sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece.Well, some of her does.A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe This story follows ten year old Jamie, after one of his sisters died during a terrorist bombing, and the effects this has had within his family His mother and father are separated, mother has found another lover, father has become a fervent Islamophobe, and his other sister Jas, lives in the shadow of Rose, the one that died But Jamie meets a girl, a Muslim girl named SunyMy sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece.Well, some of her does.A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe This story follows ten year old Jamie, after one of his sisters died during a terrorist bombing, and the effects this has had within his family His mother and father are separated, mother has found another lover, father has become a fervent Islamophobe, and his other sister Jas, lives in the shadow of Rose, the one that died But Jamie meets a girl, a Muslim girl named Sunya, that is nothing like his father says, and he begins to question whether or not he can follow his father s ...

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    Me ha gustado mucho Me ha hecho re r, llorar y pensar Lo termino con un nudo en en el pecho y con una t mida sonrisa Uno de los libros que m s me ha llegado este a o, sin duda.

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    You would expect a book written about a family who lost a child in a terrorist attack would be a tearjerker, possibly to the point of being manipulative It s what I expected But that isn t what Pitcher was writing about In some ways, it s the exact opposite Pitcher isn t writing about the rawness of new grief This isn t about Jamie s grief over losing his sister, because he doesn t really feel grief He doesn t remember her, never really knew her, and only misses her because of the hole her You would expect a book written about a family who lost a child in a terrorist attack would be a tearjerker, possibly to the point of being manipulative It s what I expected But that isn t what Pitcher was writing about In some ways, it s the exact opposite Pitcher isn t writing about the rawness of new grief This isn t about Jamie s grief over losing his sister, because he doesn t really feel grief He doesn t remember her, never really knew her, and only misses her because of the hole her death cut in his family There are so many books and movies meant to help children grieve, and so few that tell them that it s ok if they don t feel the grief their families want them to It s also about friendship and loyalty, revolving largely around Jamie s friendship with the absolutely delightful Sunya She s smart, bubbling with energy, clever, and wonderfully confident And she s a Muslim girl who wears a hijab This isn ...

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    Wow I laughed, I cried dammit What a wonderful book I can not believe it is a debut novel The writing is fantastic.The book is narrated by Jamie, a 10 year old, and the narration feels very real , like he is simply sitting across from you ...

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    I was almost finished writing a review for this when I pressed a button that made it all disappear SO now I m mad.So now I m writing a simplified version.This book snuck up on me I didn t know if I d like this book because it s told from a ten year old boy s perspective But at the end, I was emotional and trying not to cry I did succeed but it was tough for me.The last quarter of the book was written so well and was HEARTBREAKING Something happened that ripped my heart out and made Jamie th I was almost finished writing a review for this when I pressed a button that made it all disappear SO now I m mad.So now I m writing a simplified version.This book snuck up on me I didn t know if I d like this book because it s told...

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    A really easy, quick and enjoyable read The title of this book is what attracted me to it It sounds really intriguing and it gave me high expectations The premise of the book was fantastic The book actually deals with quite a few issues racism, alcohol abuse, grief, family break ups through they weren t all so obvious I found it a little difficult to get into the childish nature of the writing The narrator is 10 year old Jamie , but after I gotused to it, I found it quite charming...

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    Lidi Tahle kniha nen dokonal Nen to ani bestseller Ale v te co Je asn sv m jedine n m zp sobem a taky mnohem lep ne Ke upov mra na, v te mi ekal jsem pr m rn a oddechov vypr v n , m sto toho jsem dostal n co, co m uhranulo a vyrazilo mi dech Mo n je to pr v t m, jak je ...

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