After an accident leaves a woman in a coma, her husband sits on a hospital chair day-in day-out singing to her. Nobody can pull him away from her as she threads through the dreams that could save her. Meanwhile, a delusional nurse grows her admiration for him into obsessive desire.
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The story plot is quite different and the writing style as well. It's something I am not used to and hence it took a good amount of time to complete.
That being said, the concept/ plot is interesting. It is narrated from the viewpoints of two different women. The old women is in coma, lying on the bed in Room 11. His husband, who isn't ready to accept the death of his wife, attends her every single day. He brings her flowers, sings her songs, takes care of each details - fro ...more
Coming to the story-line. I must admit that it is a promising one. Here autho ...more
Told from the viewpoints of two different women, this novel chronicles an accident victim’s sojourn in a nursing facility while in a coma (and so much more!) Although the woman’s family quickly gives up hope of her recovery, her husband stays by her side caring for her, singing and talking to her throughout the day (and night), for months. He is assisted in his watch by a nurse assigned to the room his wife where h...more
The world of Sofia, a comma patient, is small, full of agony, and confined to a hospital room where her husband stays with her day-in-day-out. There are delusions, anguish, hope, fear, and anger as Sofia’s mind goes through a revealing journey while she stays unconscious in her bed. Meanwhile, a delusional nurse becomes obsessed with Sofia’s husband. The two women reemerge from their brokennes ...more
The book blurb sounded promising. It lied.
I found it hard to complete this book because I kept falling asleep.
I started skipping forward after 50%, and finally finished the book. I STILL am completely confused as to the point of this book.
Total disappointment. Not worth the time I wasted reading it.
A Man Sits Singing Where a Woman Lies Dreaming
Room 11 is a compelling fantasy anchored in a crucial real-world situation. It's a story you wish never to have to tell about anyone you love, encompassing the imaginings of that loved one lost in a sea of suffering.
The man in Room 11 is watching over his wife who lies in a hospital bed, comatose after an accident. Each day he visits, and each time he visits, he sings. His songs range from romantic to jolly to pleading as he sees her ...more