The Almost Moon
By: Alice Sebold
Unfolding over the next twenty-four hours, this searing, fast-paced novel explores the complex ties between mothers and daughters, wives and lovers, the meaning of devotion, and the line between love and hate. It is a challenging, moving, gripping story, written with the fluidity and strength of voice that only Alice Sebold can bring to the page.
Claire- mother of Helen, 88 years old, sick
Jake- Helens ex-husband
Natalie- best friend of Helen
Hamish- Natalie's son whom Helen slept with
Sarah- Helens daughter who Helen confessed to
― Alice Sebold, The Almost Moon
I chose this passage because it reminds me that everyone has to go through heart ships in life and everyone has to take the same amount of time to grow and and there are no shortcuts down the road of life.
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