The story of a young woman who becomes detached from other people following an episode of severe trauma. The novel charts her attempts to find meaning and peace in her life and relationships. The challenging subject matter will give you and your pupils plenty to talk about! The book is bravely written and brutally honest, and many feel it is the most accurate portrayal of depression in contemporary literature. These resources provide a foundation for exploring this difficult topic with your learners, as well as giving you some useful ideas to talk about character and narrative style.
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