PDF KINDLE A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing Á Jessie Tu
One of the most well written confronting
raw and honest novels about modern culture I have read Be aware there is plenty of use and honest novels about modern culture I have read Be aware there is plenty of use the c word and consensual and very confronting sex scenes but neither tool is used in my opinion in a gratuitous cheap sensational way This is masterful compelling beautiful writing by a fantastic author I am still reeling from the honesty of the subject matter It is so confronting it won t be for everyone but I loved it Bravo Not my type of book Easy to get caught up in the world of Jena which touches on what it is like to grow up in
Australia with a foreign family history never uite nowing where you with a foreign family history never uite nowing where you
story does not and is at times graphic yet not out of context Great re. Jena Lin plays the violin She was once a child prodigy and now uses sex to fill the void left by fame Shes struggling a little Her professional life comprises rehearsals concerts auditions and relentless practice; her personal life is spent managing the demands of her strict family and creative friends and hooking up And then she meets Mark much older and worldly wise who consumes her But at what cost to her dreamsWhen Jena is awarded an internship with the New York Philharmonic she thinks the life she has dreamed ofThe Story Does Not
Jessie Tu ´ 7 REVIEWHe fame and success by a child prodigy Looking forward to works by this author This
novel drew me in immediately opening is hectic almost breathless with many short sentencesdrew me in immediately The opening is hectic almost breathless with many short sentences scenes and open uestions about what is happening I will go back to this text and force myself to read it slowly in order to fully appreciate the work Jessie Tu has put into her novel My first reading is an impression rather than close analysisThe novel is a thoughtful well constructed meditation on obsession the drivers like loneliness of
agony of addiction on identity on casual deliberate racism on family on friendshipof addiction on identity on casual deliberate racism on family on friendship on the fraught relationship we have with the arts in our dysfunctional neo liberal worldPlease read And original debut from a young writer with a fierce intelligent and audacious voice I absolutely inhaled this book Gutsy bold and surprising with a darkness that draws you in and eeps you hanging onto every word Bri Lee author of Eggshell SkullJessie Tus writing is fierce and bold; I read this novel with escalating excitement galvanised by the emergence of a powerful new voice Christos Tsiolkas author of Damascus Searing unflinching and unapologetic Jessie Tu is a fearless talent Sophie Hardcastle author of Below Dec. .
Ad Bit too graphic for this readers liking but I think she
Liked It Anyway Passedit anyway Passed to the daughter whom we are certain will love it I was disappointed in this book and didn t finish it It wasn t my type of book and it was not enjoyable to read but an effort I wouldn t recommend it to any of my friends nor my book club members This book is fierce All women should read it to now that we are not alone in our
Thoughts All Men ShouldAll men should it to now that we have those thoughts too Amazing insight into the head and life of a professional musician and the turmoils we face navigating mental health and relationships in the music world A really enjoyed this book it was refreshing to read a book about the other side of S about to begin But when Trump is elected New York changes irrevocably and Jena along with it Is the dream over As Jenas life takes on echoes of Frances Ha her favourite film crucial truths are gradually revealed to her A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing explores female desire and the conseuences of wanting too much and never getting it It is about the awkwardness and pain of being human in an increasingly dislocated world and how in spite of all this we still try to become the person we want to be This is a dazzling.