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Story Opens With Frank Discovering opens with Frank discovering wife Maggie She is brought to the hospital but remains in a coma A kindly nurse Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice encourages Frank to talk to his wife because there may be a limit on the time he has left with her and he should say whatever it is he needs to say to herIt is then revealed that Frank has in fact not spoken to Maggie in six months and through his retelling of their life story together and trying toxplain his reasoning for his silence we slowly
piece together why these two have had this wedge between them together why these two have had this wedge between them story is very moving There is a lot to praise with regard to the level of detail built into the novel with regards to making all the characters seem incredibly authentic But I was not a fan of the teasing nature of the narrative as it slowly revealed what had happened between the couple Just as Frank was about to reveal his secret to Maggie the book decided to change the perspective from first person to an omniscient style narrator and I really didn t like this It felt too melodramatic for my taste and I was frustrated at having to see the story of this couple from another perspective I found a lot of the plot to also be too melodramatic I wished that some of the Edicts of Asoka events that had happened to the couple had beendited out as I felt it was a little too overkill and would have preferred a less is mindset for the storyline But yet I know there are many readers that would happily have revelled in this book s slow revealing and highly Upgrade Soul emotional plot so that s why I m going to rate it three stars As truly this is well written for the style of novel it is but it simply is not a style that is to my taste An copy of this book was kindly provided to me by the publisher via NetGalley in xchange for an honest review For reviews and book related chat check out my blog There are some content warnings for this novel that could be perceived as spoilers so read this at your discretionSexual assault self harm overdose infertility postpartum depression What is wrong with me Don t say verything I can hear you Why didn t I like this book so muchI think I m not in a wrong place I m at home and it s not wrong time it s around 2 am I finished a book and writing a review Actually I started it but probably finish it tomorrow and post it another time line and who cares my timing is still right so this is not you re in the wrong place at the wrong time situation This is totally you re holding the wrong book for your taste and you cannot connect with the characters and their heavy dramatic story so the publishers can say that the reader you re looking for cannot be reachable at this moment BIPPP I couldn t Elizabeth I: Translations, 1544-1589 enjoy the story but I have to admit it s not bad written story too So that makes it another Switzerland oh I missed to ski I don t know how to do it but I still miss Okay I m weird So I know the story is so tragic about a couple who has a happy marriage but last six months something is going really wrong They stopped talking and punishing withach other with silent treatment which is the worse way to harm your relationship than the biggest fights you may Dolphin Confidential: Confessions of a Field Biologist ever have And one day Frank finds his wife lying on the kitchen floor unconscious He also seesmpty package of sleeping pills on the table As they reach the hospital doctors put her into medical induced coma to assess the damage Maybe he never sees his wife again I know it s so heavy so heartbreaking so compellingSo the book has two different parts The husband s part what he keeps to himself throughout the silence treatment and wife s part her big confession Is it too late to correct their mistakes taking back what they d done I thought that book will make me cry so much and ruin my well being because I m really sensitive about the books written about grief second chances unsaid words But unfortunately I couldn t relate with the characters I read their back stories pasts their volving relationship but I felt like a robot when I was doing that Normally I m not a heartless bitch On the contrary I m cry baby when I start any motional readings But I think the words in this book didn t reach my heart and characters didn t leave any impact on me This is still motional promising reading but as I said before I m not the right reader for this bookSpecial thanks to NetGalley and HarperCollins PublishersWilliam Morrow for sharing this ARC COPY with me in xchange my honest review I wish I could like it. Pty package of sleeping pills on the table Rushed to the hospital she is placed in a medically induced coma while the doctors assess the damageIf she regains consciousness Maggie may never be the same Though he is overwhelmed at the thought of losing his wife will Frank be able to find his voice once again and xplain his withdrawal or is it too la. ,
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The Author Shows Promise Solid 3 Stars I Had Aauthor shows promise solid 3 stars I had a copy from the publisher through Edelweiss and it came out April 7 Frank and Maggie have been married for forty years They haven t spoken for six months Maggie is at the nd of her tether and takes an overdose She s put in a coma They French Daguerreotypes each kept secrets fromach other They didn t share them as as they didn t want to hurt From Notes to Narrative: Writing Ethnographies That Everyone Can Read each others feelings Whilst Maggie is in the coma Frank takes the opportunity to say to Maggie all the things he should have told her beforeThis is a love story that has spanned forty years A story that will tug at your heartstrings and lift up your spirits I feltvery bit of Maggie s pain and Frank s guilt Weook into relationships love guilt and loyalty The story is beautifully written and thought provoking It s told from both of their points of view A really good de ut novelI would like to thank NetGalley Random House UK Cornerstone and the author Abbie Greaves for my ARC in xchange for an honest review 45 stars rounded upWow I m full of motions after reading this one The story was crafted with the utmost care its voice was authentic and tone genuineFrank and Maggie have been happily married for forty years they know Doris Salcedo each other inside and out but for the last six months Frank has not spoken a single word It is breaking Maggie Frank will be forced to find his voice when he finds an unconscious Maggie next to anmpty package of sleeping pills Will he be able to tell Maggie the reason for his silence before its too late Broken out in sections we start with Frank and His Silence then hear from Maggie and Her Silence Both sections flash from past to present with Twelve Days of Pleasure easeThere are parts of Maggie s story that I felt were speaking to me and the weight of it was felt tremendously at the same time being lifted off my shoulders someone hears me knows me Frank and Maggie are human imperfectly the perfect couple What have they been holding back fromach other to get to this point Will it be too much to save them save MaggieOur bookclub will be discussing this book next month most of us already finished the book in a few days whipping through the pages This is the most xcitement I ve seen over a bookclub book by all the membersThis is author Greaves debut novel I am certainly looking forward to seeing what she writes next Thank you to Book Club Girl William Morrow and the HarperCollins Warehouse team for providing us copies of The Silent Treatment for my SOMA Book Club Members to njoy Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye especially during this time of shelter in place Your working to get these books in our hands to provide a bit of distractionanscape is than appreciated we cannot thank you Grand Illusion: The Third Reich, the Paris Exposition, and the Cultural Seduction of France enough sending our love hopeveryone is safe healthy and well xoto read my reviews visit wwwsaturdaynitereadercom 35 Rounded UpIn case you haven t been able to surmise it already from the summary this is a very sad story It was a very well written story but one that caused me to rush through it as uick as possible just to get it over with It was much too heavy of a read for verything going on right now but I felt I owed it to the author to provide my feedback As previously me Frank and Maggie have been married for forty years Haven t spoken for six months Maggie is at the nd of her tether and takes an overdose She s put I to a coma They Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild each kept secrets fromach other They didn t share them as they didn t want to hurt Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets each others feelings Whilst Maggie is in the coma Frank takes the opportunity to say to Maggie all the things he should have told her before This is a love story that has spanned forty years A story that will tug at your heartstrings and if up your spirits I feltvery bit of Maggie s pain and Frank s guilt We look into relationships love guilt and loyalty Thenstory is beautifully written and thought provoking Its told from both of their points of view A really good debut novel I would like to thank NetGalley Random House UK Cornerstone and the author Abbie Greaves for my ARC in. Resonant with the motional power of the bestselling novels of David Nicholls and Jojo Moyes a rich and poignant debut about lies loss and a transcendent love at the heart of a troubled marriageA lifetime together Six months of silence One last chance By all appearances Frank and Maggie share a happy loving marriage But for the past six months they.
Free download The Silent TreatmentExchange for an honest review There is no doubt that this debut novel is well writtenIt just wasn t a story that I could relate to personally as I never had the desire to have children I was xpecting a book about the break down of a relationship but did not realize there would be a strong focus on parenting when I reuested this Maggie doesn t feel like she or her family can be complete unless she
becomes a mother And her greatest desire is to not only become a Mom but to be the best version ofa mother And her greatest desire is to not only become a Mom but to be the best version of Mom that a woman can be This belief may break the loving bond that she and her husband Frank have They have LITERALLY not spoken to Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100 each other for six monthsnot a single word Now she lies in a hospital bed and may not wake up again Frank has been silent because he has been unable to confess something Turns out Maggie has written down a confession of her own which Frank has discovered The book is told in two partsHer silence which is when Frank tells all and His Silence which is when Maggie s confession is found Everything will be said but will it be too late A reminder to never let a day go by without saying I Love You to those in your life that you love Thank You to Edelweiss Harper Collins William Morrow Publishing and Abbie Greaves for the digital ARC provided inxchange for a candid review Available April 7 2020 It is odd and very unusual to consider a married couple living together that allow 6 months to pass between them without speaking In Abbie Greaves debut novel The Silent Treatment 2020 This is xactly what happened between Professor Frank Hobbs and his wife Maggie This loving and ntirely devoted couple had been married for over 40 years when Frank found Maggie unconscious and near death in their Oxford homeAfter calling an ambulance Frank consumed with guilt made his way to the hospital His mind runs through various situations where he almost confessed what he was thinking But was it too late Maggie s prognosis wasn t good according to her doctor and Frank would be lucky if Maggie survivedIn xploring this couple s marital history we learn that Frank and Maggie desperately had wanted a child though complications from miscarriage made pregnancy unlikely After 15 years had passed the couple was truly blessed with their daughter Ellie whom they loved and treasured and provided her with undivided attention and a happy home When Ellie was in her teens an unknown traumatic vent happened to her which caused further unexplained problems as she Wicked Loving Lies entered college and young adulthood Readers are left to guess what may or may not have happened to Ellie and the impact on her life as a college student One thing was clear that this family had irritating and dysfunctional communication problems stemming from being overly anxious and sensitive and not wanting to upset anyone The writing was goodnough the theme of a 6 month silence was intriguing though not La heredera del mar enough to carry thentire novel It was really tempting not to finish this listening to the story on Overdrive was helpful 3GOOD With appreciation to the Seattle Public Library Favorite uoteI have no intention of being cruel really I don t I never do The sad reality is that often our behavior will do it for us unwilled and unwilling My silence is the very best xampleMy ReviewNever have I read prose so legantly detailed with an uncommon poignancy of tiny movements that continually plucked at my heartstrings while taunting my inuisitive nature to an unbearable level The characters were devastatingly fractured highly idiosyncratic and oddly captivating Narrated from a dual POV in two separate sections ach was vocatively written in an arresting style that held me transfixed to my Kindle while growing increasingly fretful and taut with tension Ms Greaves is a crafty and cunning wordsmith who kept me nsnared and suspended in an ager and avid state of curiosity I was Aramaic Bowl Spells: Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls Volume One engagedngrossed and intrigued by the characters their history and the prickly and precarious unfolding story of their guarded present And all this from a debut author I am in complete and utter awe Do you Xenophon And His World (Historia Einzelschriften) ever feel like you re just the wrong reader for a book That for some reason a perfectly well written book with an interesting plot just doesn t appeal to you That s what has happened to me with The Silent Treatment There are no real reasons why I didn tnjoy this book as I should have I think it s purely down to very personal reasons I just felt very alienated from the world of these characters as what they Have not spoken Not a sentence not a single word Maggie isn’t sure what Geography of the Gaze: Urban and Rural Vision in Early Modern Europe exactly provoked Frank’s silence though she has a few ideasDay after day they haveaten meals together and slept in the same bed in an increasingly uncomfortable silence that has become for Maggie deafeningThen Frank finds Maggie collapsed in the kitchen unconscious an m.