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The Story of Anna P, as Told by Herself

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Anna P lives on an island off the coast of Italy but can no longer remember how she got there. She came from South Africa but has almost no memory of the place or people there. The only person she has a kind of personal relationship with is a sex worker whom she pays by the hour. It is only when she begins to connect emotionally with a young boy that she finds some value i ...more
Paperback, First, 153 pages
Published 2014 by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
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Hjwoodward
Apr 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
There is something so careful and delicate about this novel that it pulls at you. The protagonist is so alone, so isolated, with not even her memories to keep her company. Certainly if you have any streaks of madness in yourself or in your family, the book resonates clearly with you...
Emmanuel Mandela
Jul 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is probably a testament of Penny Busetto as it was carefully written, meticulously documented and intensively emotive .
C.M. Okonkwo
Mar 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is longest review I've written so far, and I'm afraid it might be longer than the book itself, which is just about 153 pages.

I’m not really sure how to begin with this book, but it was disturbing in so many ways, and somewhat sad. It tells the story of a woman who is living and working on an Island in Italy, but has no memory of how she got there. It’s laced with mystery and mysterious occurrences, but nothing supernatural.

Although there are similarities between the author and her character
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Jan 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
My review has been published here. Kindly read. Thanks.

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I have a short no spoilers review on my channel

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