Day 9 – A Book That Makes You Sick


30 Day Book Challenge: A Book That Makes You Sick

A Child Called It, Dave Pelzer

I read this during a very long layover in the Frankfurt airport as I sat on the floor next to a large family from India. I had to put the book down and take a moment to breathe: I truly felt at times that I would be sick.

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2 thoughts on “Day 9 – A Book That Makes You Sick

  1. Sick in what way? At the book itself, or at content in the book? Was it worth reading or not? (I am curious as to what provoked such a strong reaction. For the record, I have not read this book, nor heard of it.)

    • The content. It’s a personal account of the abuse the author experienced at the hands of his mother. I would say it’s worth reading, and I’m glad I finished it, but it was very difficult.

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