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REVIEW I Am I Am I Am Seventeen Brushes with Death ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ty determined to make every heartbeat countA childhood illness she was not expected to survive A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster A terrifying encounter on a remote path A mismanaged labour in an understaffed hospital Shocking ele. There is nothing uniue or special in a near death experience They are not rare everyone I would venture has had them at one time or another perhaps without even realising it How difficult it is to write a text about a memoirNo matter if you liked it or not no matter whether you shared the writer s views or not a memoir is a testament of someone s heart and soul and how can anyone dissect it so light heartedly This memoir by Maggie O Farrell is one of the most poignant powerful altering reads we will ever experience Therefore if this review looks to you a bit all over the place I apologize because I never succeed in explaining my feelings adeuately Once you read this book I don t think you will ever view life through the same lens as before I m trying to write a life told only through near death experiences 17 times when Death s shadow came too close to her and her children 17 times when she fought with all her might and succeeded in defeating the enemy who was in a hurry to claim one soul much too early She lets us into her life by revealing her most vulnerable moments Hidden in these memories are shocking details about dangers that came out of nowhere thoughts on how love started a boyfriend who was an egoist to the core a horrible doctor who served a misogynistic Victorian view of helping women with their labour her saviours the people who made sure she would return her beautiful family There are so many aspects of O Farrell that I admire and marvelled at She is such a free spirit her wanderlust comes alive through the pages as she narrates her experiences in diverse places China Chile France Italy Wales and her native Northern Ireland Her affinity to the sea and hiking her aversion to tea which I share completely I was particularly touched by the birth of her first child because I was a star gazer baby myself that put my mum in extreme danger during labour There is also a beautiful reference to Karen Blixen s Seven Gothic TalesO Farrell s writing strikes your feelings your heart I always feel uncomfortable with hospitals I ve been to one only once thank God and all the Heavens and even reading about them makes me feel terrible Therefore the experience of her illness as a child was terrifying to read as was the behaviour of her classmates This verified once again my conviction that children are often the most heartless creatures in the universe She describes the era when the HIV nightmare began vividly and full of compassion In many cases it is evident that women face extensive dangers because of our sex As I often say it is the absolute loss of any trace of euality As long as we are unable to feel secure beyond any doubt while we re walking in the street euality is non existent It is an empty word written in such charades as so called legislations just so the governments have the opportunity to feel politically correct It is a utopia a wish that will never become a fulfilled realityThe impact of the language she uses is such that even though I knew she survived in every incident my heart was pounding in agony Then you start thinking what if What if things have turned out differently What if this happened to me What would I do It definitely makes you think about living and making every moment count as morbid or detrimental as it may sound How fragile and at the same time how strong our bodies are Her thoughts on miscarriage should be read by every womanThis is a book you will live in Your feelings your thoughts your entire self will experience it I know it changed me even a small portion of me I know that I need not complain about mild headaches seasonal flu or the common cold The strength she shows in coping with her daughter s challenges as it happens with every mother who faces similar situations is a source of endurance and strength for all of us I don t think that a reader can finish this book and remain untouched The realisation of our own mortality and the fact that there are no limits despite the moments when contradictions hit us like an earthuake The only limit is this stranger with the dark clothes waiting in every corner We are all of us wandering about in a state of oblivion borrowing our time seizing our days escaping our fates slipping through loopholes unaware of when the axe may fall My reviews can also be found on El juego de Sade understaffed hospital Shocking ele. There is nothing The Coast of Utopia uniue or special in a near death experience They are not rare everyone I would venture has had them at one time or another perhaps without even realising it How difficult it is to write a text about a memoirNo matter if you liked it or not no matter whether you shared the writer s views or not a memoir is a testament of someone s heart and soul and how can anyone dissect it so light heartedly This memoir by Maggie O Farrell is one of the most poignant powerful altering reads we will ever experience Therefore if this review looks to you a bit all over the place I apologize because I never succeed in explaining my feelings adeuately Once you read this book I don t think you will ever view life through the same lens as before I m trying to write a life told only through near death experiences 17 times when Death s shadow came too close to her and her children 17 times when she fought with all her might and succeeded in defeating the enemy who was in a hurry to claim one soul much too early She lets Girl of Nightmares us into her life by revealing her most vulnerable moments Hidden in these memories are shocking details about dangers that came out of nowhere thoughts on how love started a boyfriend who was an egoist to the core a horrible doctor who served a misogynistic Victorian view of helping women with their labour her saviours the people who made sure she would return her beautiful family There are so many aspects of O Farrell that I admire and marvelled at She is such a free spirit her wanderlust comes alive through the pages as she narrates her experiences in diverse places China Chile France Italy Wales and her native Northern Ireland Her affinity to the sea and hiking her aversion to tea which I share completely I was particularly touched by the birth of her first child because I was a star gazer baby myself that put my mum in extreme danger during labour There is also a beautiful reference to Karen Blixen s Seven Gothic TalesO Farrell s writing strikes your feelings your heart I always feel The Very Expensive Coconut uncomfortable with hospitals I ve been to one only once thank God and all the Heavens and even reading about them makes me feel terrible Therefore the experience of her illness as a child was terrifying to read as was the behaviour of her classmates This verified once again my conviction that children are often the most heartless creatures in the The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story universe She describes the era when the HIV nightmare began vividly and full of compassion In many cases it is evident that women face extensive dangers because of our sex As I often say it is the absolute loss of any trace of euality As long as we are Ayodhya unable to feel secure beyond any doubt while we re walking in the street euality is non existent It is an empty word written in such charades as so called legislations just so the governments have the opportunity to feel politically correct It is a May God Bless You Dear utopia a wish that will never become a fulfilled realityThe impact of the language she The Sun that Rose from the Earth uses is such that even though I knew she survived in every incident my heart was pounding in agony Then you start thinking what if What if things have turned out differently What if this happened to me What would I do It definitely makes you think about living and making every moment count as morbid or detrimental as it may sound How fragile and at the same time how strong our bodies are Her thoughts on miscarriage should be read by every womanThis is a book you will live in Your feelings your thoughts your entire self will experience it I know it changed me even a small portion of me I know that I need not complain about mild headaches seasonal flu or the common cold The strength she shows in coping with her daughter s challenges as it happens with every mother who faces similar situations is a source of endurance and strength for all of Sonetos del Amor Oscuro ; Divan del Tamarit us I don t think that a reader can finish this book and remain Cómo viajar sin ver untouched The realisation of our own mortality and the fact that there are no limits despite the moments when contradictions hit Three Merchants of Bombay us like an earthuake The only limit is this stranger with the dark clothes waiting in every corner We are all of Python of Pura Malai and Other Stories unaware of when the axe may fall My reviews can also be found on

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  • Hardcover
  • 292
  • I Am I Am I Am Seventeen Brushes with Death
  • Maggie OFarrell
  • English
  • 21 July 2018
  • 9781472240743