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Other angle Not safe to leave Here women are protected from the chaos and violence of men on the mainland The cult like rituals and therapies they endure fortify them from the spreading toxicity of a degrading worldBut when their father the only man they’ve ever seen disappears they retreat further inward until the day three strange men wash ashore Over the span of one b. I m a bit tired of publicists andor reviewers telling me that a certain book is the 21st century s version of The Handmaid s Tale and also of the fact that feminist dystopian novels are so hip and hyped at the moment I read uite a few of them some good like Red Clocks by Leni Zumas The Power by Naomi Alderman and The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood but often not like by Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich The End We Start From by Megan Hunter Genesis Girl by Jennifer Bardsley The Last One by Alexandra Oliva and Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed And you cant help but wonder whether publishers just didn t want to miss the hype But I had uite high hopes for this one mainly because of some very favorable reviews by people I admire But sadly the book was uite a disappointmentFirst of all the premise family life on a remote island far away from the polluted and dangerous mainland and only the Father travels to the mainland from time to time for supplies was in many respects a rehash of the premise in Gather the Daughters which came out in July 2017 So not very inventive And it didn t help that I thought Gather the Daughters was uite bad The main weak point for me was the story which was too predictable to be interesting especially after the arrival of the two men but also the part in which the truth about Father and Mother is revealed almost every plot development or twist you could see coming from a mile away which at least for me doesnt make for an engaging read And although I liked that Mackintosh left things unexplained there were uite some parts that didnt make sense to me at all especially the rationale behind the various exercises and treatments And what was the deal with the salt Mackintosh tried to raise interesting points about family dynamics and gender but in the end the execution didn t convince me15 Touched of men Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa on the mainland The cult like rituals and therapies they endure fortify them from the spreading toxicity Ugly Fish of a degrading worldBut when their father the The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives only man they’ve ever seen disappears they retreat further inward until the day three strange men wash ashore Over the span Little Gods of Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of publicists andor reviewers telling me that a certain book is the 21st century s version The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats of The Handmaid s Tale and also Sylvia Pankhurst of the fact that feminist dystopian novels are so hip and hyped at the moment I read uite a few Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts of them some good like Red Clocks by Leni Zumas The Power by Naomi Alderman and The Natural Way Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of Things by Charlotte Wood but The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series often not like by Future Home Book of Isms of the Living God by Louise Erdrich The End We Start From by Megan Hunter Genesis Girl by Jennifer Bardsley The Last One by Alexandra Oliva and Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed And you cant help but wonder whether publishers just didn t want to miss the hype But I had uite high hopes for this バガボンド 1 one mainly because Расул Гамзатов Стихи of some very favorable reviews by people I admire But sadly the book was uite a disappointmentFirst Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble of all the premise family life Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers on a remote island far away from the polluted and dangerous mainland and Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly only the Father travels to the mainland from time to time for supplies was in many respects a rehash Hawk's Passion of the premise in Gather the Daughters which came Girls of Brackenhill out in July 2017 So not very inventive And it didn t help that I thought Gather the Daughters was uite bad The main weak point for me was the story which was too predictable to be interesting especially after the arrival A Beautiful Dark of the two men but also the part in which the truth about Father and Mother is revealed almost every plot development After We Fell or twist you could see coming from a mile away which at least for me doesnt make for an engaging read And although I liked that Mackintosh left things unexplained there were uite some parts that didnt make sense to me at all especially the rationale behind the various exercises and treatments And what was the deal with the salt Mackintosh tried to raise interesting points about family dynamics and gender but in the end the execution didn t convince me15

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The Handmaid’s Tale meets The Virgin Suicides in this dystopic feminist revenge fantasy about three sisters on an isolated island raised to fear menKing has tenderly staked out a territory for his wife and three daughters Grace Lia and Sky He has laid the barbed wire; he has anchored the buoys in the water; he has marked out a clear message Do not enter Or viewed from an. All the monsters in this book are women The Neighbors Son 2 (Forbidden Love, on an isolated island raised to fear menKing has tenderly staked On the Run Sweet Valley High Super Thriller out a territory for his wife and three daughters Grace Lia and Sky He has laid the barbed wire; he has anchored the buoys in the water; he has marked Kidnapped out a clear message Do not enter Or viewed from an. All the monsters in this book are women

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Listering hot week a psychological cat and mouse game plays out Sexual tensions and sibling rivalries flare as the sisters confront the amorphous threat the strangers represent Can they survive the menA haunting riveting debut about the capacity for violence and the potency of female desire The Water Cure both devastates and astonishes as it reflects our own world back at. Sudden love when gifted to a habitually unloved person can induce nausea It can become a thing you would claw and debase yourself for It is necessary to wean yourself onto it small portions Sophie Mackintosh s debut novel The Water Cure is the story of three sisters living an occult existence on an island off the mainland one fateful summer when they have their first experience with men other than their father Yep that pretty much sums this one up Grace Lia and Sky have been raised on an island away from civilization for their entire lives view spoilerFor the entire novel I pictured them as being two teenagers and an elementary aged girl Imagine my surprise when near the end of the novel we find out that the two eldest are around 30 years old and the youngest is around 18 hide spoiler


10 thoughts on “The Water Cure

  1. says:

    Of course you can slap the label feminist dystopia on a book in order to sell copies alas it doesn't make the book a feminist dystopia Mackintosh's writing is languid and evocative but there is nothing below the surface no one will drown in the depths of this story In the novel we meet three sisters Lia Grace and Sky who

  2. says:

    All the monsters in this book are women

  3. says:

    This bookIt is so very difficult to describe this book which is I think one of the reasons why the blurb is so vague This is the story of three sisters growing up on an island with their parents where something is obviously not uite right but many things remain vague for the whole book It is never clear whether the stories their parents tell them of the rest of the world are true or not I personally adored this vagueness and the hypnotic an

  4. says:

    ‘’We would all still love each other but what it meant was if there was a burning fire if two sisters were stuck in the inferno and they wer

  5. says:

    I'm a bit tired of publicists andor reviewers telling me that a certain book is the 21st century's version of The Handmaid's Tale and also of the fact that feminist dystopian novels are so hip and hyped at the moment I read uite a few of them some good like Red Clocks by Leni Zumas The Power by Naomi Alderman and The Nat

  6. says:

    In The Water Cure three sisters live with their mother and father on an island cut off from the rest of the world They are taught from a young age that women must be protected from the terror and violence of men and that the real world is filled with toxins that would degrade and sicken them When their father disappears a

  7. says:

    Absorbing the guilt and the sorrow is something the world expects of womenHaunting and thought provokingThis story focuses on 3 sisters Grace Lia and Sky who live with their mother and their father King in a very isolated place They are told that they are kept apart from others for their own goodThere were other women living there with them before but they no longer live there now Now it is just their small fa

  8. says:

    Sudden love when gifted to a habitually unloved person can induce nausea It can become a thing you would claw and debase yourself f

  9. says:

    In this debut novel three daughters live in seclusion from the world because their parents have told them that men are evil and somehow also

  10. says:

    For full review please visit my blog stars I haven’t read such a weird novel since long time I read the reviews and the

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