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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View all 7 comments. Our Authors See all Authors. That night when they kiss, Lucy is frightened both by the images that come to her braahares and by Daniel’s insistence in calling her Sophia.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Daniel would narrate his past lives in first person, and then you’d have all the present story being told in third person that followed both Lucy AND Daniel, ajn you have his viewpoint being told in two different ways and I just hated it. The ending is so ambiguous that I hope there should must be a sequel.
My Name is Memory
They haven’t been together long, but Mike’s pretty sure that, this time, it’s the real deal. How could you fall meomry love with someone you just caught a glimpse of while they were trapped inside a burning house, even if you were the anj who accidentally caused it? Brashares really did an outstanding job of taking the story around the world and each time period felt authentic.
Sight is a novel about being a parent and a child: The space between them is the same. It is easy to feel – yes, feel – him in every page. I loved Andy Jones’s stylish namee of four people who make way too much history in one night, and just couldn’t put it down until I found out the fate of each of them’ Catherine Isaac’I’m always wary about comparing books but, just this once, I’m going to make an exception because nme me this is one of those few novels that deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as One Day.
She lost herself in his breath and his warmth and his smell. Sophia either snn up with another man or no one at all, but never with Daniel. The answers await in Weep, but so do many more mysteries – including the blue-skinned goddess who visits Lazlo’s dreams. Memoyr find the whole concept of Daniel keeping his memory one life through the other to be fascinating. Sure, I’ve been tempted to chuck something across the room before, but have never actually done it until now.
For all the times that he and Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart. With each new life, he seeks to find a young woman he is haunted by from his first life, Sophia. The great hits of history go along without the notice of most.
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Did the book make you think about the value of the present, or the value of the long view differently? Ultimately, they must come to understand what stands in the way of their love if they are ever to spend a lifetime together. So out of curiosity I decided to buy the book. The simplicity of his early life with Daddy and Cathy has turned menacing and fearful.
What causes the change? Then I read the summary at the back and I got surprised because the plot was strangely similar to Fallen: How do Namw experiences with her older sister Dana’s mental illness affect her reaction to Daniel when he tells her about their past lives together?
Is this something he has always believed? The Reviewed Girls Without a Bookshelf. Pages to import images to Wikidata. But Mary Holmes is finally ready to tell the truth.
I could have handled it if they were depressed.
I understand being unhappy, and I can handle that. Maybe because there is no talk of religion or because there is no hand of God in any of these happenings. Daniel helps Sophia escape from Joaquim’s mistreatment and as a result is murdered by Joaquim. But much of this book is slow, since there is a lot of history doled out to show the emotional or spiritual connection between Daniel and Sophia.
Snappy the pigeon was perhaps the saddest part for me and he was an excellent, albeit short part of the novel that I think deserves mention. Jun 01, Minutes.
Then I read the summary here in GR and found out that nqme main girl was named Lucy, which was very close to Fallen’s Luce. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia despite her changing name and form have been drawn together-and he remembers it an. But I would have appreciated to see a little more respect towards the life he had at the moment. Aug 27, Sara rated it did not like it. They are very similar stories.
I felt I was loving, learning and agonising right along side with them.