The almost moon
By Alice Sebold
Reviewed on: 11 2011
| Category: Adults
This is a portrait of a mother –daughter bond that descends into murder. Clair and Helen Knightly are a parent and child locked in a relationship so unrelenting that they have become the center of each other’s worlds.
While Helen’s act is almost unconscious, it somehow seems like the fulfillment of a lifetime’s unspoken wishes. Helen’s life rushes in at her as she is forced to confront her choices. As a woman who spent years trying to win the love of someone who had none to spare, she now faces an uncertain and dangerous freedom See on E-Library