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The Glass Castle Now A Major Motion Picture Starring Brie Larson, Naomi Watts And Woody HarrelsonThis Is A Startling Memoir Of A Successful Journalist S Journey From The Deserted And Dusty Mining Towns Of The American Southwest, To An Antique Filled Apartment On Park Avenue Jeanette Walls Narrates Her Nomadic And Adventurous Childhood With Her Dreaming, Brilliant But Alcoholic Parents At The Age Of Seventeen She Escapes On A Greyhound Bus To New York With Her Older Sister Her Younger Siblings Follow Later After Pursuing The Education And Civilisation Her Parents Sought To Escape, Jeanette Eventually Succeeds In Her Quest For The Mundane, Middle Class Existence She Had Always Craved In Her Apartment, Overlooked By A Portrait Of Someone Else S Ancestor She Recounts Poignant Remembered Images Of Star Watching With Her Father, Juxtaposed With Recollections Of Irregular Meals, Accidents And Police Car Chases And Reveals Her Complex Feelings Of Shame, Guilt, Pity And Pride Toward Her Parents


7 thoughts on “The Glass Castle

  1. says:

    This is a well written book and something of a page turner The writing is vivid and I felt almost as though I was involved in this family s life It is a tale of terrible parental selfishness and neglect and at times made me feel so angry that people can treat their children in this way Somehow the author survives intac


  2. says:

    This book was a recommendation and not the crime thriller I usually go for and yet I was taken by this novel, keener to get back to it than most of the thrillers I have read There is a lot of exquisite detail I can find lengthy descriptions boring, however well written, but I read every word, was not tempted to jump any passage


  3. says:

    Absolutely fascinating account of a difficult childhood and a happy ending All of the Wells children were neglected, raised without their basic needs provided for Going hungry, living in a chaotic, dangerous environment, no clothes, no furniture, no protection from predators of the human kind Sexual abuse was accepted as normal, life dang


  4. says:

    I came to this book after seeing the film of the same name The film was unspeakably sad but nonetheless managed to gloss over much of the situation described in this book Whereas the film gave an impression of a kind of quirky family who were a bit eccentric but not really harmful the book gives a complex and mixed picture of a loving family and wh


  5. says:

    Whenever I ask people which memoirs they recommend, this is the title that comes up again and again It was also a New York Times Bestseller, and having read it, I can see why.There aren t many books where you can say that the heroes of the story are also the villains When I first started reading it, I thought, oh, so this is a memoir about child abuse but th


  6. says:

    This memoir tells of a family which is led by parents with impossible dreams It is hard to believe how it managed to survive for so long living with very little money and in impossible situations Yet there are moments of humour amongst the dysfunction and poverty It is an incredible account of survival.


  7. says:

    I NEVER read these kinds of books about people and their terrible childhoods but with little choice in the holiday villa picked this up and started reading Unlike most other books of this ilk that are mostly depressing and or horribly graphic about their lives this was both funny and endearing I thoroughly enjoyed it and after recounting some of the scenes my daughter was waiti


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