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Happening by Annie Ernaux


by Annie Ernaux

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Not only an interesting story, but harrowing and unfair. I do appreciate Annie Ernaux, her honesty and courage, and her need to put her life into words so that others might benefit from how, and the way, she lived. ( )
  MSarki | Jan 23, 2016 |
It is a terrible story, that is being told. Having said that, I must add, that this book, this short novel, was way too graphic for me.
I have told you before that I have quite a vivid imagination and the words I read were, like usally, put into a movie straight away.
It got that bad, that I was VERY happy when the book had no more pages! ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Mar 31, 2013 |
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"Maybe the true purpose of my life is for my body, my sensations and my thoughts to become writing, in other words, something intelligible and universal, causing my existence to merge into the lives and heads of other people." "In 1963, Annie Ernaux, twenty-three and single, became pregnant. Forty years later, using her journals of the day, she retraces her experience of the ensuing months. Happening is perhaps Ernaux's most risk-taking and emotionally raw journey yet."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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