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The Adoption Galles, anni Quaranta La giovanissima Bethan si innamora, ricambiata, di un prigioniero di guerra tedesco e rimane incinta Colpevole di essersi concessa al nemico, macchiata dal disonore, Bethan viene segregata in casa e costretta dalla famiglia a dare in adozione la sua bambina, Lucilla Anni Sessanta, l epoca della contestazione Lucilla cresciuta, si sente libera e indipendente Non sopporta la severit e i pregiudizi dei suoi genitori, e ha un pessimo rapporto con la madre Harriet, che sempre fredda e distante, e sembra non averla mai amata davvero E un giorno, a 14 anni, scopre la verit quella non la sua vera famiglia E cos , anni dopo, dopo la morte di Harriet, Lucilla decide di mettersi alla ricerca della sua madre naturale la figlia Gina a insistere perch ritrovi le sue radici e faccia luce sul passato Ma troppo tempo trascorso, e troppe lacrime sono state versate


10 thoughts on “The Adoption

  1. Teresa Teresa says:

    The Adoption is Anne Berry s third novel but this is my first encounter with this writer Having devoured this compelling read, I am keen to acquire her earlier novels.The story is told from the viewpoints of three very different women The first, Bethan, a teenage girl living o


  2. Mary Lou Mary Lou says:

    The Adoption was another book a bookgroup read of which I was uncertain but ended up pleasantly surprised by.This is a realistic and compassionate novel about the complicated emotional issues surrounding adoption The story of Bethan is heart breaking, but Anne Berry rescues the book fr


  3. Barbara Kinsky Barbara Kinsky says:

    What puts me really off about this book are all the grammatical errors and words left out of sentences Grrrr Bad, bad editing And therefore, 3 stars.


  4. Irma Irma says:

    I enjoyed reading Berry s thought provoking novel She beautifully describes the lives of Bethan, the biological mother, Harriet, the adopting mother, and Lucilla, who was adopted at the age of three and a half months Further, she goes even beyond that by taking Lucilla s daughter to the picture, as at o


  5. Mary Crawford Mary Crawford says:

    3.5 The chapters that cover Lucilla s early years and Bethan s her birth mother romance with Lucilla s father are very good Bethan is forced by her parents to give Lucilla up for adoption and the story revolves around her story, Lucilla s and Harriet adoptive parent The emotional distress that each of them exper


  6. Linda Linda says:

    ON and on and on and onrambling and repetitive and yet the chapters with the young Lucilla are so compelling as to make me unable to stop reading it.


  7. Lorraine Kaye Lorraine Kaye says:

    A very good read I loved it


  8. Jude Wilson Jude Wilson says:

    Would really like to give this 3.5 not quite a 4 but nearer that than a 3 Enjoyable and interesting but in need of a good edit.


  9. Lee-anne Coombe Lee-anne Coombe says:

    a beautifully written book, wonderful imagery It shows the long lasting effects of decisions made both by oneself and by others on your behalf.


  10. Tweedledum Tweedledum says:

    A wonderful story beautifully and lyrically told Not a jarring line anywhere.


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