This Pin was discovered by Barbora Pavelková. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Title, Alice v zrcadle: matka a dcera v boji s anorexií. Authors, Jo Kingsleyová, Alice Kingsleyová. Translated by, Jan Sládek. Publisher, Jota, ŠÍLENSTVÍ V ZRCADLE DĚJIN -5%. Jo, Kingsleyovy Alice: · Jo, Kingsleyovy Alice ALICE V ZRCADLE. 12,78 € 12,14 € in 14 days. -5%. Eco Umberto.
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We learn about what she witnesses before we find out exactly what Alice was actually thinking and feeling.
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ŠÍLENSTVÍ V ZRCADLE DĚJIN
In the end, Alice is not cured but has gained enough of a recovery to enter medical school. That is how most of us will live for a long time, if not for the rest of our lives.
Open Preview See a Problem? Avid Book rated it really liked it Jan 28, As a mother also Jo’s story resonated, often painfully, with me and I was grateful to read her daughter’s honest insight into her experience. Yvi rated it really liked it Oct 11, Lists with This Book.
Lindsay rated it liked it Jun 23, Written by an English mother and daughter it is refreshingly lacking in any so-called “expert” opinions and advice. Mesca Elin rated it it was amazing Apr 18, This book was absolutely fantastic – not only did it help me see that I’m not alone or abnormal, but I was also able to read a mother’s point of view on the experience.
Brynna rated it liked it Sep 15, Beth rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Deanna rated it really liked it Jul 02, Jen Haken rated it really liked it Apr 11, Beyza rated it liked it Jan 03, But it’s so triggering for other people to read about how much weight someone lost, and it’s not really relevant.
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Alice in the Looking Glass: A Mother and Daughter’s Experience of Anorexia by Jo Kingsley
This book so mirrored our own families’ years of struggle with this devastating disease. Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ashleigh rated it really liked it Sep 26, I’d urge anyone with a loved one who is suffering from an eating disorder or has one themselves to read alicce, as it would really help seeing both perspectives on the journey.
This is a memoir in two parts — Jo Kingsley’s experience of her daughter going through anorexia, and then Alice Kingsley’s take on the same time period. A good book to help sufferes see how their illness affects parents and siblings and friends but not one that will give you hope. Sarah rated it liked it Aug 24, It’s a sadder read for it — I got the impression that she was managing her illness, but only up to a point.
I found it interesting that they gave Jo the mother ‘s perspective first, aluce of Alice herself.
Marion rated it really liked it Nov 06, I’m probably more obsessed with ED books than is healthy, but it’s so reassuring to read other people’s experiences that are zrcarle to my own. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They don’t include weights or numbers in this, which is tremendously helpful. A raw and moving memoir about one family’s battle with anorexia. I would have liked to see more detail of how boarding school helped or hindered her, and how she managed in university — but of course the latter was still in the future when they wrote this.
Eye-opening and very gripping.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Bina rated it it was amazing Nov 21, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Dragonfly rated it it was amazing Jan 22, What struck me most, though, was that although it’s presented as an ultimately hopeful and triumphant This is a memoir in two parts — Jo Kingsley’s experience of her daughter going through anorexia, and then Alice Kingsley’s take on the same time period. Apr 02, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: