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The Lovely Bones

The protagonist of The Lovely Bones is a girl named Susie Salmon, who we learn in the second line of the book, was murdered on December 6, 1973, “back when people believed things like that didn’t happen.” Susie’s murderer is Mr. 366 more words


"Salmon... like fish"

Roman “The Lovely Bones” zasnovan je na bitnoj socijalnoj problematici modernog društva. Pored prefinjenog stila, poetičnog i zanimljivog načina naracije, roman svoje čitaoce spusta na zemlju stvaljajući im do znanja da je osnova priče ubistvo jedne devojčice. 135 more words

Alice Sebold


When a friend of mine was widowed, she decided not to join any support groups for widows. She didn’t want “widow” to become her identity, her label, her calling card. 687 more words

On Living

The Purpose of a Book Club, or, My Social Event of the Month

Living on the 19th floor of a high-rise apartment building in downtown Minneapolis has its ups and downs — literally. Doing laundry, for example, means riding the elevator down to the laundry room and back up to my apartment several times, occasionally while holding a bunch of my damp bras that need to be air-dried. 1,126 more words


Hopefully It All Comes Together

As I previously posted I’m reading “Lucky” by Alice Sebold and it amazes me how different I am. There are times that I read her words and nod my head thinking I understand and other times that I think why didn’t I feel or think that. 717 more words

Healing The Pain

Alice Sebold, Amabili resti

Dentro la palla di neve sulla scrivania di mio padre c’era un pinguino con una sciarpa a righe bianche e rosse. Quando ero piccola papà mi metteva seduta sulle sue ginocchia e prendeva in mano la palla di neve. 62 more words


Throwback Thursday: "Lucky"

Lucky by Alice Sebold

I’m guessing that you already know that “lucky” is a relative term. Alice Sebold’s memoir could easily have been titled Unlucky… 443 more words

Family Problems