The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox question

world book night
Marie Marie Feb 17, 2012 02:29PM
World book night will take place on Saturday 23rd April. 1 million books will be given away free - I have just been accepted to give away 25 copies of The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox.

Is anyone else involved?

I´m not involved but I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it highly. One with a similar theme is Sebastian Barry's The Secret Scripture, and what is quite frightening to me, is that it was quite a frequent occurrence: women getting shut away in mental homes because they were in the way, peed outside the pot, or didn´t conform in other ways. In Ireland it happened with the Magdalene convents, and in the UK it happened with people like Cary Grant's mother, and more besides.

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