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The Book of Memory

by Petina Gappah | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0571249620 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingApoloniaXwing of Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Germany on 6/8/2022
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Journal Entry 1 by wingApoloniaXwing from Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Germany on Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Moving between the vibrant townships of the poor and the suburbs and country retreats of the rich, The Book of Memory is a compelling, contemporary tale of love, obsession and the cruelty of fate.
Memory is an albino woman, languishing in prison in Harare, Zimbabwe. At nine years old she was adopted by a wealthy man -- a man whose murder she is now convicted of. Facing the death penalty, she tells the story of the chain of events that brought her there. But is everything exactly as she remembers it?
A brilliant novel I read a few months ago - and picked for the UK Uncon's book swap game.
(A previous reader started underlining things and adding comments - but fortunately only on the first pages.)

Journal Entry 2 by wingApoloniaXwing at Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Germany on Friday, August 12, 2022

Released 1 mo ago (8/12/2022 UTC) at Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Germany


Wishlist book for you!

Journal Entry 3 by AnitaBC at Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin Germany on Saturday, August 13, 2022
After learning about Petina Gappah's work and this book by ApoloniaX and having added it to my Wishlist, she was so kind to surprise me with a copy! Thank you! I am very much looking forward to reading it!

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