A Life Less Convenient: Letters To My Ex
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A Life Less Convenient: Letters To My Ex

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Published (first published February 5th 2013)
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Rachel
Jun 01, 2008 Rachel rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people dealing with a terminal illnes
I have never read a book that lays out the struggles of an illness as insightful as A Life Less Convenient (ALLC) does. Jennifer Burke deserves a great deal of accolades for putting together this magnificent journey into the love affair a terminal illness has with one’s body. The ex presented in this book is a conglomeration of several people in the narrator’s life over the beginning years of her diagnosis. Her body is taken over and controlled by Lupus, and her relationships provide the emotion...more
Larry
I must be missing something. It seems like a story of self-obsession. I know from my own involvement with fibromyalgia that much of such conditions is just focusing too much on the illness. Maybe that is not the author's problem and I just completely missed the point. I didn't find it interesting reading, though it was well-composed.
Bianca
It wasreally something new to read, it shows the struggles of an illness very insightful. But at times I had the feeling the person telling was rather.selfcentered with her developed obsessions. Maybe you.simply become like that, when your body betrays you. Rather depressing read actually.
Karli
I was intrigued by the concept of this book, but the execution fell flat for me. I felt like I was reading someone's unedited diary or box of letters kept under the bed. Some of it interesting, most of it not.
Morgan
A novel about love, sex, and chronic illness, written by a disabled femme author? Yes, please! Jennifer Clare Burke’s depiction of everyday life with chronic illness resonated deeply with me and I loved it!
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