I read that one needs to have the right mood for reading book Mornings in Jenin, too cheerful can drastically sink in tears and too morose can make all problems trivial. Either way, it is so eye-opening story and in my humble opinion it’s a must-read book.
According to the legend Mary Shelley, a teenager at the time, was spending a vacation in Switzerland with her fiancé, Percy Shelley and their mutual friend, Lord Byron, John Polidori and few others. That might sound like innocent holidays but it was not - Mary actually ran away to France with Percy Shelley, she was pregnant and lost their baby soon after its birth. Percy was married in that time with Harriet Westbrook but she committed suicide a short time after.
The Confession is a story of three women, their fates and the complexity of finding out who you are. Elise Morceau, a young and bit lost girl in her early 20s meets Constance Holden, a successful writer in her late 30s whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film.
Some people find themselves most absorbed in cozy books in autumn time, likely because of cooling weather and longer evenings. October is a perfect time to snuggle up under a blanket with a book and hot chocolate. Finding the right - cozy book for this time of the year helps either with fighting with autumn spleen or just simply embrace it.
Some people say that they are waiting with reading Conversations with Friends until a new book by Sally Rooney will be published. Now I know what they mean by that. But patience is not my first name so after reading Normal People in spring I simply couldn’t wait to read more of Sally Rooney books.