Zi71bFS9nQHnivtvUJquhejTHIQ The Story Factory Reading Zone: A Theory of Relativity and Sickened Reviews

Thursday, 6 May 2010

A Theory of Relativity and Sickened Reviews

A Theory of Relativity by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Interesting story delving into the issues surrounding adoption and child custody. Was a little slow at the start and ocassional US references sometimes lost me. Final chapter, from child's POV, made a lovely ending.

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood by Julie Gregory.
A moving and gripping account of a girl (and a family) entangled in the grip of Munchausen by Proxy. Intense and revealing, it was hard to put this book down- especially once I realised that it was a true story written by the very person who was abused. The way this abuse was carried and twisted through the generations was particularly haunting
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