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Roos Boum

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Roos Boum, Talked-about books, that leave you speechless

Roos Boum is a Dutch author who emigrated to France in 2000 and lives in the middle of nowhere with her friend Erik and some 20 animals.
There Roos (pronounce Rose please ;-) ) discovered that her childhood must have been torn apart bij the lie of Munchausen by proxy. A form of childabuse where the mother on purpose makes her child ill, so that the mother herself can get attention from medical staff.
Roos wrote her debut (that became a bestsller) about it in 2007 which is translated into False Jasmine, A Youth Ripped Apart.
After that she wrote a childrensbook on the same subject in 2008 to help children who suffer(ed) from it.
In the years after she wrote more Dutch novels and short sto
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A little later, a nurse came with the baby, bathed and dressed. While she walked, she rocked it in her arms and murmured softly sweet words to the child.
“Here’s your baby girl. She’s a lovely baby with the most beautiful blue eyes I’ve ever seen. We’ve called your husband and he’s on his way,” she said cheerfully holding the child towards me.
I turned my back on her.
“Don’t you want to hold her?”... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.33 · 171 ratings · 66 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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Spoileralert.

Ik had boekenbonnen gekregen voor redactiewerk, dus ik denk laat ik mezelf eens verwennen met wat gave thrillers. Op Crimezone.nl opgezocht welke er recent 5 sterren hadden gekregen. Collega Michael Berg had hem beoordeeld, maar dan blij
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als je vriend, antropoloog, vermist raakt in Mexico en een zevenduizend jaar oud stamgeheim van de Tarahumara-indianen achterhaald blijkt te hebben? Een geheim waarvan de kennis onder geen voorwaarde aan de mensheid..." Read more of this review »
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Thank you for your kind and enthusiastic replies.

Also thanks for the compliments, but I really do not feel I'm doing something special. I j
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