Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Me & You


By: Niccolo Ammaniti
Genre: Family
Location: FIC AMM
This book is going to be a gold mine for the seniors extending reading, written by "Italy's best writer" who the Independent calls " fearsomely gifted".
People are reviewing this books with words like, "breathless, a tour de force, gripping, engrossing, subtle, chilling and intimate.
Why- It is about two siblings hiding in the cellar of their apartment building, one who is avoiding his parents and his sister who has just appeared and is going through a heroin withdrawal. As they sit together, secrets are revealed and together they form an intense bond.
This is a book that I will be reading over the weekend, unless one of you beats me to it!

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