É um livro que se lê muito bem, com uma escrita fluída mas que, no entanto, não me deixou a sua marca. She walked to the train station, and three teenagers who were there came forward to say that they witnessed her getting on the train. Mais um livro com diferentes personagens, cada uma com um problema , e as suas maneiras de os superarem. Não podia estar mais enganada. A partir de um tema qu Anna McPartlin é conhecida por escrever livros de leitura fluída, mas que nos possibilitam uma reflexão sobre vários pormenores mais sérios. She lived with and cared for her Mum and her Gran until the age of twelve and was then fostered by her Aunt and Uncle who lived in Kenmare, Co.
The writing is similar and the dialect is the same. The main character Jane who was a childhood friend of Alexandra's trys to be the rock in her family, raising her son without the father and running a gallery and managing her sister Elle's career. Surviving loss and being faced with death inspired Anna to write about the darker side of life but because she has been lucky enough to be surrounded by joyful people her work and life is brimming with hope and laughter. É um livro que se lê muito bem, com uma escrita fluída mas que, no entanto, não me deixou a sua marca. Were there other things changed to adapt the book for a U. It's very readable, and I think I could read this again. Moore, to phone me or to come in to the school and meet with me at any time convenient for you.
Her husband Tom has never stopped looking for her and with the help of her oldest childhood friend and others, a new search unfolds as does the complex story of interwoven lives of real people. Basically I felt some of them just needed to get their act together and grow up. This was such a good story. Bring her home to me, please, please, bring her home! Enhance Your Book Club 1. Jane has spent the years since raising her son, now seventeen himself, on her own, running a gallery, managing her sisters art career, and looking after their volatile motherall the while trying not to resent the limited choices life has given her.
Jim cried, and his parents, brothers, and friends made a fuss over him. Is there any chance she took herself into the water? Por causa dela, Tom, o seu marido, Jane, a sua melhor amiga de infância, Elle, irmã de Jane e Leslie, que o acaso juntou tornam-se num grupo com um objectivo comum, mas cuja inter-ajuda vai muito para além da busca de Alexandra. In the eyes of the narrator, it is even worse than the tragedy of the car crash that claimed both parents' lives one evening on the heels of some good news the family has received and celebrated. I knew the moment I dreamed up Elle that she was bipolar although I never actually diagnose her in the book. She looked at Tom, who had aged ten years in ten weeks.
But when Jane got pregnant at seventeen, they drifted apart. Sara Linton and agent Will Trent are both back. The characters in Alexandra, Gone are vibrant, flawed, dysfunctional and deal with very serious issues, yet the book does not come across as either too heavy or depressing, rather the story is quite cleverly interwoven. Jane cares for everyone except herself, Elle straddles the line between being ridiculously selfish and having emotional illness, Tom is likable even when he's doing things that are wrong, and Leslie is so relatable Is that a word? The four soon band together in the search for Alexandra and through that process come to know each other and to share their personal tragedies. Jane gave birth to a baby boy, Kurt, and 4 months later Alexandra was gone from the Moore girls lives. Thank God for small miracles though because while Angie was certainly referred to during the book, the broad didn't make an appearance. Surely it is not the end for a girl such as Jane? The reader knows little about her but witnesses her disappearance and the subsequent devastation of her husband, Tom, and her family as they desperately hold out hope that she will be found healthy and safe.
I have attempted to reach out to Jane on a number of occasions in recent times but to no avail. Por isso, acho que a capa deste livro não lhe é abonatória. But when Jane became pregnant at seventeen, they drifted slowly apart. And, Universe, if we do all die in fire tonight, thanks for nothing. Could Jane have handled this revelation of family history differently, in a way that perhaps would have led to a different outcome? Oh God, please, please, where is she? McPartlin has pulled off another stunning novel, and for me she ranks up there with Marian Keyes and Melissa Hill in terms of how well she writes and how good she is at crafting a story. The four soon band together in the search for Alexandra and through that process come to know each other and to share their personal tragedies. But when Jane became pregnant at seventeen, they drifted slowly apart.
For Jim it was so shocking: one second his wife was alive and battling to breathe, the next she was dead and silent. This was a fast read and I enjoyed it very much. And anyway you still have me. But when Jane became pregnant at seventeen, they drifted slowly apart. I liked them all equally and found them all incredibly well rounded. She nearly lost her own life when she was hit by a car aged 21. Anna McPartlin was born in 1972.
She was damp and sweaty, having run five miles, which was a record, and she was extremely pleased. I definitely shed a tear or two in the last part of the book. Demasiados floreados, um título típico Chick Lit, quando aqui há muito pouco disso. Falo, sim, do desaparecimento sem rasto, do alguém sair de casa e haver a incógnita Onde estará? If yes, in what ways? She stuck out her tongue and grinned at them, and they laughed again. The three women, however, have problems of their own, which are thrown into sharp relief by their efforts to help Tom Kavanagh find his wife. Leslie junta-se a estes na procura de Alexandra , mas Leslie também tem um verdadeiro drama pessoal, é portadora do mesmo gene que matou toda a sua família , cancro. What a breath of fresh air this book was.
Getting to know these people, what and who they love, their vulnerabilities and hopes, and their stories and strengths was full of laughs and surprises. Jim asked Leslie to read at the funeral, but she refused. Each of the four main characters has their own storyline: Jane is raising her teenage son alone but still loves her son's father, her teenage sweetheart. And then you realize that even though it does matter to all of these people what happened to her, it's not the real goal of the book to find out. Alexandra came from the feelings Maddie stirred in me. Then a quirk of fate and a faulty elevator bring Jane into contact with Tom, Alexandra's husband, who has some shocking news.
Would they have had these second chances without the traumatic experiences they went through? They were just kind of there. My favourite was Rose, the alcoholic mother of Jane and Elle. . Once, Jane Moore and Alexandra Walsh were inseparable, sharing secrets and stolen candy, plotting their futures together. People coming together, growth of characters and vesting interest is always a great art created by some very talented authors. His relationship with his in-laws is strained as many of them blame him for her disappearance; as a result, he finds himself increasingly alone in his search for his wife and his desperation until he is trapped in the elevator with the three women who sign on for his search and rally around him.