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Speak Softly, She Can Hear: A Novel

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2008

    Good Reading

    In 1965,Carole is a shy,overweight,naive 16 year old girl.Attending an all girls academy,at her parents insistence,she is quickly shut out by the snobby cliques that dominate the school.Enter Naomi,a rebelious outcast who quickly become Carole's 'Best Friend',giving a whole new meaning to the the term 'With Friends Like This You Don't Need Any Enemies.' On a skiing trip during spring break,where Carole and,supposedly Naomi,are determined to lose their virginity,Carole is introduced to Eddie,a 26 year old sociopath.Carole and Eddie's tryst is interupted by a third person,Rita,showing up and that's when Carole's living nightmare begins.Without giving too much of it away,starting and ending with a ski trip,the story takes the reader through the next decade where Carole has made a life for herself but the past won't stay buried.Although there are a few unclear parts in this book,such as who was Rita?,how did Naomi and Eddie meet?,why did Carole let herself continue to be such a victim?,the story was very good,I thought.Once I started reading,it was hard to put down.For a first novel,I think Pam Lewis did a good job and hope to read more from her in the future.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2008

    Pretty good

    I really liked this book. I like the authors writing style and enjoyed the storyline.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2007

    read it

    This book starts off where you may ask yourself why am i reading this but it turns into a great story full of suspense.It has a great twist at the end that makes it worth reading.I was very satisfied with the outcome of the story.I definetly reccomend it!

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