The Pure Weight of the Heart - Antonella Gambotto Reviews
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by - written on 06/09/06, updated on 06/09/06 (Very useful, 138 readings)
I like reading authors I have never read before, ones whose work I am not familiar with and tempted by the cover of this book, with its' mystery and perhaps darkness, I took a plunge into a read I was not really prepared for. Antonella Gambotto is an extraordinarily complex writer, sometimes tripping over her own intellect, though for good reason. I shall try and explain. We all have thought processes. We all think things that we would fail to put into words, and this lady not only put the words on the page, but made them work. The story is of Angelica, a child who loses her father at the age of 10. Her mother is somewhat of a drama queen, and whilst her loss ... Read the complete review
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