126 reviews
A Little Life, a Big Insight
November 10, 2020
Having had a family member become a paraplegic gradually from the age of 14 years, I have deep respect for the author's integrity. The gr...
Jilly · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
Recommended by Friends so it better be good.
February 01, 2018
I just started to read this book, so please note that this review is preliminary at best. The entire reason I purchased this book was due...
Sofia · Review provided by booksamillion.com
July 11, 2021
This is a disturbing but beautifully written book. Filled with tragedy with small moments of joy. Takes a while to engage, but once hooke...
Michelle · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
tough but very worthwhile read
May 12, 2016
This may be the toughest book that I have read ( think Kerry Hulme "the bone people"), challenging and memorable, the characters will sta...
a reader · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
February 28, 2022
spine was creased more than expected, as well as yellowed pages but overall pretty good!
Aurora · Review provided by wob.com
Compelling and heartbreaking
July 26, 2016
Even though the book was very long and perhaps overwrought, I couldn't stop reading. The characters were interesting and layered, and the...
Helen A · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
Tragic but engaging
June 06, 2016
I'd liken it to "The Term of His Natural Life" by Marcus Clarke. How much can one person endure! But also how one person cannot escape hi...
Jenny · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
Beautiful prose, a tragedy
July 23, 2018
I was warned that this novel contained tragic content. It does but is beautifully written and I loved the characters.
Jane the walker · Review provided by booktopia.com.au
August 12, 2022
In good condition, only complaint in the cracked spine but cant help that
Charlie-rose · Review provided by wob.com
September 18, 2018
I loved this book up until the last few chapters where it is unbearably sad. I wished for Jude to have a happy ending which is more than ...
claire4791 · Review provided by ebay.com
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