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Finger Dancing

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
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When Roxi Drax realises her marketing job is far from the life she imagined for herself she decides to make some serious changes. Despite her dismal financial predicament and her mother s domineering influence, Roxi searches for a life of success and contentment. With a career looming in hypnotherapy, all her resolve and enthusiasm are put to the test. B
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Paperback, 1st, 243 pages
Published February 29th 2012 by Austin & Macauley Publishers Ltd. (first published February 1st 2012)
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Jani Allan
Aug 16, 2015 Jani Allan rated it it was amazing
Sam Manty has a rare talent for story-telling. Her novel about the lives of ordinary people is written with an extraordinary ability to compel the reader to become involved in the lives of her characters. The story of Roxi Drax is essentially the story of a butterfly emerging, with struggles, from its chrysalis.
A beautiful young girl is adrift in a hostile world; she must deal with a domineering, over-achieving mother, the pressures of being a Jewish girl of a certain age trying to make sense of
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Ellie
Jun 04, 2012 Ellie rated it really liked it
I read this over a couple of days when I was ill. I really liked Roxi as a main character. As the story starts out she is in a rubbish job (which doesn't last long) and it seems every thing she's done seems to be for her mother. She meets up with her friend Wiggis who suggests she becomes a therapist... She gives hypnotherapy a go and it turns out she has quite a talent for it! Roxi grows a tremendous amount, as does her relationships with friends and family. She hits a lot of 'bumps in the road ...more
jennifer
Aug 21, 2012 jennifer rated it really liked it
An enjoyable read, the characters are believable and enduring. It's funny and entertaining and you can read it on two levels as there is actually quite a bit of depth. Good humour, just a fun, escapism read.
Debbie Friedman
Aug 16, 2012 Debbie Friedman rated it it was amazing
I was in the mood for a light read and Finger Dancing did the trick. I like the name and cover. I started it on Saturday morning and finished it the next day. It was stunning, easy reading and a lovely story, in a whole just a fun read.
Sam Manty
Apr 19, 2012 Sam Manty rated it it was amazing
Author info: Sasha Wyatt-Minter
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Sam Manty's debut novel Finger Dancing explores mother-daughter relationships, sex in the city and following your dreams - all set in gorgeous Cape Town.

Finger Dancing is a slice of life story about a Jewish family in Sea Point

Roxi, like many young South African women, is trying to find a job that fuels her passions and makes her happy (and satisfies her mother Rosa at the same time).

Rosa, like many moms of daughters approac
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Martha van Zyl
Jun 17, 2012 Martha van Zyl rated it it was ok
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I struggled to get through this book - the story simply didn't flow; it jumped from one character to the next, one scenario to another. There were so many words that I felt were just unnecessary.

I'm always excited to find new South African writers, but I'm afraid this time I was extremely disappointed. If there was an editor involved with this book, he/she needs to be fired immediately. In one paragraph Dolores's name is written as Delores. Twice. There were misplaced apostrophe's and the wrong
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Austin Macauley
Mar 06, 2013 Austin Macauley rated it it was amazing
When Roxi Drax realises her marketing job is far from the life she imagined for herself she decides to make some serious changes. Despite her dismal financial predicament and her mother’s domineering influence, Roxi searches for a life of success and contentment. With a career looming in hypnotherapy, all her resolve and enthusiasm are put to the test. But first she needs to overcome her controlling mother, her love life and more significantly her own strength of will to succeed.
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