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Sue Bond has commented on (3) products.

The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road

Sue Bond, January 1, 2013

Simple and powerful prose that made me read the novel all the way through in one go. The Road is the first novel of Cormac McCarthy's that I read, and I came to it with my partner's strong recommendations for his other books, particularly Blood Meridian. It is a tough story of the end of human civilisation as we know it, told through the characters of a father and his son, and I was right there with them in the blackened remains and the frightening encounters with other humans mostly stripped bare of their humanity. Absolutely devastating; I will never forget it.
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Sue Bond, January 1, 2012

A revealing and revelatory story of Jeanette Winterson's adoptive life, adoptive mother and father, and her bewildering feelings about her birthmother and the search for her. Reading this helped me understand a little more about my own adoptive life and relationship with my birthmother and birthfamily. Beautifully written with humour and sensitivity and frankness.
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The Making of Mr. Gray's Anatomy by Ruth Richardson
The Making of Mr. Gray's Anatomy

Sue Bond, January 1, 2011

Fascinating subject matter, particularly for those interested in the history of medicine, and beautifully written and structured. The author obviously has great sympathy for the human subjects, and creates a wonderful picture of the times in which they lived and worked.
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