A romance that stretches across centuries and past lives constitutes the core of Brashares’s varied second adult novel, the first in a planned. The latest from Ann Brashares, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a magical story of reincarnation and. In My Name is Memory, readers will trace Daniel and Lucy’s love over centuries and continents, intoxicated both by the pair’s passion and by Brashares’ rich.
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My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares | : Books
I enjoyed reading about all of his memories and wouldn’t mind to read more. I read reviews, and people say it’s elegantly written but I disagree. Apart from these obstacles, Daniel is also pursued by Joaquim, a corrupt soul seeking twisted retribution for old offenses. I’m still a little irked at the ending. I meemory this story for many reasons, but my favorite was perhaps that while there have been many books on love that brasharew through the ages this one managed to be unique and exciting none-the-less.
On this note I’ll just mention the ending which has been a frustration to many.
I am completely confused as to why the hero wrote a letter to his beloved that he didn’t actually send because for reasons unknown, he was unable to, yet he never explained why. Which I dont mind, at all: Ben also helps Daniel in dealing with Joaquim who can hijack another person’s body by kicking the person’s soul out. Brashares entangles her audience so well that by the end of her novel the world appears changed.
As he tries to make sense of her tale, William finds himself increasingly distracted. Daniel pining for Sophia to remember him, Sophia panicking, Sophia thinking Daniel is nuttier than an Almond Joy, Sophia questioning her sanity, Daniel tediously narrating his past lives I love great stories.
However, Sophia, in her reincarnation, doesn’t always remember him. I forget precisely how many times. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia despite her changing name and form have been drawn together-and he remembers it all.
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And the end sooooo irritated me that I literally threw the book down. Once I started reading, I almost haven’t stopped. Then later he tries to justify his actions by saying he wasn’t thinking clearly. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Something about approval from the publishers play into it, it seems.
My Name is Memory
Daniel possesses “The Memory,” or in other words: Brutal and beautiful in equal measure, Elmet is a compelling portrayal of a family living on the fringes of contemporary society, myy well as a gripping exploration of the disturbing actions people are capable of when pushed to their limits.
His unique talent is that he can remember his past lives and the woman he’s loved through them all. Interwoven through Sophia and Daniel’s unfolding present day relationship are glimpses of their expansive history together. View all 22 comments. From Asia Minor to England and Virginia, the two souls share a long and sometimes torturous path of seeking each other time and time again.
Was there one particular setting you enjoyed most? I always like to have a little smile every now and then while reading, just saying. She has information, she says, about human remains recently discovered nearby.
Sure, if you’re okay with a cliffhanger that leaves you with a ton of unanswered questions that will probably NEVER be answered since it seems this is a standalone novel. Or lives, I should say, which would not be a problem if she remembered, too. A romance that stretches across centuries and past lives constitutes the core of Brashares’s varied second adult novel, brzshares first in a planned trilogy. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia despite her changing name and form have been drawn together-and he remembers it all.