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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 and hu. 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 things her family and the things that happen to her It s not even like she understands what is normal or not since the author does an amazing job of painting a picture of what someone living this life might be like I found it challenging to decipher what was real or not but once I got a grasp on things I couldn t put the book down It s a uick read I love Canadian writing

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By turns harrowing and hilarious this adroitly narrated winner of the Toronto Book Award re 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 wonder Thelma asks. 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 Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers younger brother the cherubic Willy that Thelma finds herself perpetually in emotional exile No wonder Thelma asks. 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

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Mor 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. 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 to it one day

  • Hardcover
  • 238
  • Mouthing the Words
  • Camilla Gibb
  • English
  • 21 August 2017
  • 9780434007967

About the Author: Camilla Gibb

From the author's web siteCamilla Gibb born in 1968 is the author of three novels Mouthing the Words The Petty Details of So and so's Life and Sweetness in the Belly as well as numerous short stories articles and reviews She was the winner of the Trillium Book Award in 2006 a Scotiabank Giller Prize short list nominee in 2005 winner of the City of Toronto Book Award in 2000 and the reci



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

  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 Publish

  4. says:

    It took me a chapter or two to fully entangle myself in this book because of my personal head space than anythin

  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 hopefu

  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

  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 neglect and subseuently her own psychosis; and yet she manages to achieve spectacularly I fell in l

  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 to it one day

  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 cover of the book itself I disagree It is clever sharp uick but the content is as gloomy as you

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