Echoes of Narcissus in the Gardens of Delight

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Thank you very, very much for the wonderful review of Echoes over on Ms M’s Bookshelf!

Ms M's Bookshelf

This is the third book I’ve read by South African author, Jo Robinson, and the third one I’ve enjoyed immensely.  While this is an extremely gripping novel with entertainment value, Robinson clearly intends it to be a wake-up call for women who are trapped in an intimidating and debilitating relationship with a narcissistic husband, and face the long, terrifying road which leads out of it into a “normal”, healthy life.

Donna is an adult with a grown, independent daughter, Shelley, and a husband who provides her with a grand country house, and an extravagant lifestyle.  To acquaintances, it appears to be an idyllic life.  Donna has everything anyone could want — except a truly loving, appreciative husband.  Marco has never physically struck her, but is a master at inflicting mental torture and hurtful humiliation in other ways.  He obsessively controls her — searches her handbag, scrolls through her phone…

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3 thoughts on “Echoes of Narcissus in the Gardens of Delight

    Smorgasbord - Variety is the Spice of Life. said:
    April 8, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Great Jo and have reblogged the original.. absolutely well deserved.. hugsX

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    davidprosser said:
    April 8, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    What a wonderful review. I’m so pleased for you.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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    danniehill said:
    April 9, 2015 at 4:48 am

    What a great read, Jo!

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