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My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece Ten year old Jamie hasn t cried since it happened He knows he should have Jasmine cried, Mum cried, Dad still cries Roger didn t, but then he is just a cat and didn t know Rose that well, really.Everyone kept saying it would get better with time, but that s just one of those lies that grown ups tell in awkward situations Five years on, it s worse than ever Dad drinks, Mum s gone and Jamie s left with questions that he must answer for himself.This is his story, an unflinchingly real yet heart warming account of a young boy s struggle to make sense of the loss that tore his family apart. Read My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece author Annabel Pitcher – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. I ve been sitting here for a bit trying to collect my thoughts enough that I can write the kind of coherent review this book deserves There are so many things I want to speak about and discuss but at the same time, I wonder if it wouldn t beappropriate to just ask you to please read this book It might be the best one you read this year.The novel has the same poignant flavor as Tabitha Suzuma s Forbidden The same sort of intricate family politics and themes of self discovery and friendsh I ve been sitting here for a bit trying to collect my thoughts enough that I can write the kind of coherent review this book deserves There are so many things I want to speak about and discuss but at the same time, I wonder if it wouldn t beappropriate to just ask you to please read this book It might be the best one you read this year.The novel has the same poignant flavor as Tabitha Suzuma s Forbidden The same sort of intricate family politics and themes of self discovery and friendship but I am getting ahead of myself Maybe the synopsis or perhaps the title tipped you off but the book deals with the way a family copes after one of its members is killed in the horrible terrorist attack in London when bo...

  2. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece takes place five years after bombs went off in London killing 62 people The story follows the aftermath of the family of the youngest victim, Rose, from the perspective of her now 10 year old brother, Jamie Jamie s parents, unable to deal with the blame and guilt they place on one another, have finally split up Jamie and Jas, Rose s twin, move with their father out into the country One benefit, according to their father, is to get away from Muslims After a My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece takes place five years after bombs went off in London killing 62 people The story follows the aftermath of the family of the youngest victim, Rose, from the perspective of her now 10 year old brother, Jamie Jamie s parents, unable to deal with the blame and guilt they place on one another, have finally split up Jamie and Jas, Rose s twin, move with their father out into the country One benefit, according to their father, is to get away from Muslims After all, Muslims killed his daughter. Another benefit is the job waiting for him, something he couldn t find in London what with all the foreigners stealing jobs Never...

  3. My sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece.Well, some of her does.A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe This story follows ten year old Jamie, after one of his sisters died during a terrorist bombing, and the effects this has had within his family His mother and father are separated, mother has found another lover, father has become a fervent Islamophobe, and his other sister Jas, lives in the shadow of Rose, the one that died But Jamie meets a girl, a Muslim girl named SunyMy sister Rose lives on the mantelpiece.Well, some of her does.A collarbone, two ribs, a bit of skull, and a little toe This story follows ten year old Jamie, after one of his sisters died during a terrorist bombing, and the effects this has had within his family His mother and father are separated, mother has found another lover, father has become a fervent Islamophobe, and his other sister Jas, lives in the shadow of Rose, the one that died But Jamie meets a girl, a Muslim girl named Sunya, that is nothing like his father says, and he begins to question whether or not he can follow his father s viewsI stared up at the sky and raised my middle finger, just in case God was watching I don t like being spied onThis child is brilliant Jamie is a brilliant character When he was five his sister died, but he does not mourn her, because he never truly knew her, nor does he remember ...

  4. Me ha gustado mucho Me ha hecho re r, llorar y pensar Lo termino con un nudo en en el pecho y con una t mida sonrisa Uno de los libros que m s me ha llegado este a o, sin duda.

  5. You would expect a book written about a family who lost a child in a terrorist attack would be a tearjerker, possibly to the point of being manipulative It s what I expected But that isn t what Pitcher was writing about In some ways, it s the exact opposite Pitcher isn t writing about the rawness of new grief This isn t about Jamie s grief over losing his sister, because he doesn t really feel grief He doesn t remember her, never really knew her, and only misses her because of the hole her You would expect a book written about a family who lost a child in a terrorist attack would be a tearjerker, possibly to the point of being manipulative It s what I expected But that isn t what Pitcher was writing about In some ways, it s the exact opposite Pitcher isn t writing about the rawness of new grief This isn t about Jamie s grief over losing his sister, because he doesn t really feel grief He doesn t remember her, never really knew her, and only misses her because of the h...

  6. Wow I laughed, I cried dammit What a wonderful book I can not believe it is a debut novel The writing is fantastic.The book is narrated by Jamie, a 10 year old, and the narration feels very real , like he is simply sitting across from...

  7. I was almost finished writing a review for this when I pressed a button that made it all disappear SO now I m mad.So now I m writing a simplified version.This book snuck up on me I didn t know if I d like this book because it s told from a ten year old boy s perspective But at the end, I was emotional and trying not to cry I did succeed but it was tough for me.The last quarter of the book was written so well and was HEARTBREAKING Something happened that ripped my heart out and made Jamie th I was almost finished writing a review for this when I pressed a button that made it all disappear SO now I m mad.So now I m writing a simplified version.This ...

  8. A really easy, quick and enjoyable read The title of this book is what attracted me to it It sounds really intriguing and it gave me high expectations The premise of the book was fantastic The book actually deals with quite a few issues racism, alcohol abuse, grief, family break ups through they weren t all so obvious I found it a little difficult to get into the childish nature of the writing The narrator is 10 year old Jamie , but after I gotused to it, I found it quite charming A really easy, quick and enjoyable read The title of this book is what attracted me to it It sounds really intriguing and it gave me high expectations The premise of the book was fantastic The book actually deals with quite a few issues racism, alcohol abuse, grief, family bre...

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  10. Lidi Tahle kniha nen dokonal Nen to ani bestseller Ale v te co Je asn sv m jedine n m zp sobem a taky mnohem lep ne Ke upov mra na, v te mi ekal jsem pr m rn a oddechov vypr v n , m sto toho jsem dostal n co, co m uhranulo a vyrazilo mi dech Mo n je to pr v t m, jak je p b h p mo ar a e si na ni...