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Mouthing the Words

Er Thelma asks practically every adult she meets to adopt her Along Thelma's bumpy way from a rural English village to Canada to a law degree at Oxford she meets many potential parents and even makes some friends but it is with the companions of her fertile imagination with the scaredy baby Janawee moody and timid Ginniger and big strong stoic Heroin that Thelma finds comfort With them too she loses an already tenuous connection to reality though ultimately Thelma's spirit. This was such a uniue story probably because the main character used imaginary friends and voices and retreated into her imagination for

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By turns harrowing and hilarious this adroitly narrated winner of the Toronto Book Award re Mouthing the MOBI #224 creates the world in the imagination of Thelma It's a world in which she can escape some of her painful childhood realities like those games her father likes to make her play where he's the boss and she the naughty secretary And her mother so fiercely favors her younger brother the cherubic Willy that Thelma finds herself perpetually in emotional exile No wond. Funny I ve had a couple of books that are taking me ages to read But I found a copy of Camilla Gibb s Mouthing the Words in a crazy op sh Marriage by Deception younger brother the cherubic Willy that Thelma finds herself perpetually in emotional exile No wond. Funny I ve had a couple of books that are taking me ages to read But I found a copy of Camilla Gibb s Mouthing the Words in a crazy op sh

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And humor prove to be as indomitable as her wit Moving and comic at once Hallucinatory hilarious and haunting Boston Globe Prickly unsentimentala portrait of terrible comic humanity New York Times Book Review Mesmerizing Lush visceral prose rings with an authority rarely found in first novels Washington Post Book World A novel of astonishing power An instantaneous classic Balti Sun Elegant sings with an almost Victorian delicacy and sophistication San Francisco Chronicle.. I don t find this book hilarious in anyway but oh how fantastic it is dark and absolutely mad but in a way where you can feel it I love


10 thoughts on “Mouthing the Words

  1. says:

    From the look of this book I was expecting casual young adult fiction but it was neither a casual story nor YA lit Relatively short at only 238 pages the novel was intense serious with subtle touches of humor and beautifu

  2. says:

    Sharp witty darkly humourous this book is a fantastic read I read it in a day found the characters easy to relate to The imagery is extremely realistic without being overpowering is exceptionally delicate

  3. says:

    Funny I've had a couple of books that are taking me ages to read But I found a copy of Camilla Gibb's Mouthing the Words in a crazy op shop on Redfern Street for one dollar was intrigued and finished it in two days Published in 2002

  4. says:

    It took me a chapter or two to fully entangle myself in this book because of my personal head space than anything else I think but once I was in I was in Simultaneously tender and brutal Mouthing the Words is perhaps one of the most

  5. says:

    This was such a uniue story probably because the main character used imaginary friends and voices and retreated into her imagination for the bulk of her life because she was terribly abused both sexually and emotionally I couldn't uite believe it was a YA book but no matter the audience it was a story that was both tragic and hopeful Thelma is the protagonist and narrator and we totally get in her head as to how she sees

  6. says:

    This book was excellent It was original intriguing and interesting dealing with several difficult subjects without becoming too 'heavy' or feeling too tragic This book isn't your average 'tragic life story' it's It's easy to get lost inside Thelma's rather complex mind explore her mental state and the thoughts that this brings her It's not boring and although you may look back and think some of the things in the book are

  7. says:

    Super uick page turner about a girl named Thelma who survives child abuse from her father sexually and from her mother emotional and physical ne

  8. says:

    One of the few books that made me feel it in my gut Haven't read it in a long while and really want to go back

  9. says:

    I don’t find this book hilarious in anyway but oh how fantastic it is dark and absolutely mad but in a way where you can feel it I love it I wanna be an icicle

  10. says:

    uick review This book is certainly harrowing but rarely hilarious It mentioned hilarity in both the summary here on Goodreads and on the cove

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