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18%OFFFathallah, Judith - Monkey Taming - 9781909531413 - V9781909531413
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Monkey Taming

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Description for Monkey Taming Paperback. When Jessica was thirteen years old, she met the Monkey. The Monkey lived inside her: a driving, fiery voice telling her that thinness was the only way. This is the story of a teenage girl's wanderings in darkness: the spiral down into madness, and the stark choice that she must either tame her monster - or die. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: YFY; YXA. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 201 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218.
You've eaten too much, you fat pig. When Jessica was thirteen years old, she met the Monkey. The Monkey lived inside her: a driving, fiery voice telling her that thinness was the only way. The only way to be safe, to be good, to be acceptable and above all, to escape from the cold, looming threat of approaching adulthood. Jessica listened to the Monkey, and it consumed her. This is the illuminating story of a teenage girl's wanderings in darkness: the spiral down into madness, the terrible realities of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Definitions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781909531413
SKU
V9781909531413
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About Fathallah, Judith
Judith Fathallah is 18 years old and comes from Cardiff. She is currently in her first year of an English degree at Cambridge. At 13 Judith was diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa and admitted to a psychiatric ward. Now fully recovered, Judith wants to tell her story through the persona of Jessica.

Reviews for Monkey Taming
Honest and darkly humourous, this is much more than just an issues book. Deserving of a wide audience, it is extremely well written and entirely engrossing
Angela Lockton
The Bookseller
This is a gripping account of a descent into illness. Hones, engaging and grimly humourous, this offers a fresh slant on a much-covered ... Read more

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