[Closed Doors] Kindle ß Lisa ODonnell

So organically that it becomes almost an xtension of your own arm as you attempt to multitask whilst reading The point of view works so well and allows the characters other than Michael to feel real too something that is not always the case in a first person perspective O Donnell maintains this perspective consistently giving it uite a different feel from her first novel which showed the creation of a real family Here the family struggles to come together But like her first novel despite the youth of the narrator this isn t really a coming of age story Certainly Michael learns much about the world here but it is The Story Of His Entire Family As story of his Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild entire family as as the story of this small community It tackles tough topics and filters them through Michael syes to add a surprising amount of charm and Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets even humour to what is otherwise a deeply sad story It is a strong well written second novel and I will continue to follow this talented author. Ent show keep anye out for Dirty Alice his arch nemesis from down the street and avoid ating Granny's watery stew Closed Doors is the startling new novel from the acclaimed author of The Death of Bees It is a vivid vocation of the fears and freedoms of childhood in Death of Bees It is a vivid vocation of the fears and freedoms of childhood in 1980s and a powerful tale of love the loss of innocence and the importance of family in difficult times. I ve read Lisa O Donnell s The Death of Bees twice now and loved it ach time so I was ager to read her second novel Closed Doors With The Hope Doors with the hope it would live up to the wonderful Death of Bees It so did in very respect I Runaway Wedding enjoyed this oneven than The Death of Bees There is so much humour in this book compared to Bees and I really loved that about it It is so well written so simplistic the characters are wonderful and the story is an interesting if sad one Michael s Granny is a great character in the book She really reminded me of my own Nana who we lived with for years She had all the same old sayings and this really brought me back to those wonderful times One of my

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books to so far in 2014 I look forward to Lisa s next book with anticipation she is fast becoming one of my favourite authors I loved CLOSED DOORS and was nchanted by the voice of 11 year old Michael and his interpretation of the world around 'There are no strangers in Rothesay Michael Everyone knows who you are and always will It's a blessing but it's also a curse' Eleven year old Michael Murray is the best at two things keepy uppies and keeping secrets His family think he's too young to hear grown up stuff but he listens at doors; it's the only way to find out anything And Michael's heard a secret one that migh.

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with DEATH BEES O Donnell successfully pulls the reader into the universe of her characters with sensitivity spot on storytelling and humor Liked the concept did not like Michael or the very last pages Last year I read O Donnell s debut novel The Death of Bees and loved it I have been keeping an ye out for her ver since so I m happy to read this one her second novel With eye out for her ver since so I m happy to read this one her second novel With charming leven year old narrator Michael the book immediately draws in the reader Along with Michael you learn through the titular closed doors all the comings and goings in this small Scottish town set in the 1980s The setting and time period feel fully realized and completely authentic When violence falls upon Michael s mother Rosemary the ntire dynamic of the family begins to change Michael does his best to do the right things but also to dig into the mystery of what xactly happened and who is responsible It is a fast paced novel and just flows. T xplain the bruises on his mother's face When the whispers at home and on the street become too loud to ignore Michael begins to wonder if there is an ven bigger secret he doesn't know about Scared of what might happen if anyone finds out and desperate for life to return to normal Michael sets out to piece together the truth But he also has to prepare for the upcoming tal. .


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