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Read & Download The Ballroom Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Where love is your only escape 1911 Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows there is a ballroo. Update since I can t stop thinking about this I m moving this up to 5 starsIreland 1911Love found in an insane asylum by a man and woman who were institutionalized without having a mental disorder This is what was heartbreaking People locked up for no reasonThe Ballroom in the asylum was used on Friday nights for dances for the men and women who were housed separately this being their only bright spot of the weekThe doctor who was in charge of these patients started out a caring man and then turned evil and really gave this story suspenseThis book was dark but there were glimpses of hope I loved a few of the characters and felt their painDespite the heartbreak this is a very good book

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Read & Download The Ballroom Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ave summer of 1911 the end of the Edwardian era THE BALLROOM is a tale of unlikely love and dangerous obsession of madness and sanity and of who gets to decide which is which. 45 Heartfelt StarsThe Ballroom by Anna Hope was my very first Traveling Sister Group Read with Brenda Norma Lindsay and JanB It was an amazingly rewarding experience with incredibly kind inspiring smart and simply wonderful women The group read and discussions that ensued opened my eyes to a lot of things about the book that I would not have thought of otherwise The Ballroom is a novel that I found to be brilliantly written evocative and full of heart While I loved all of the characters in the book my favorite by far was Clem She captured my soul The author Anna Hope created something special when writing this incredible read and when creating her This novel reminded me of What She Left Behind by Ellen Wiseman though I must say that this one stole my heart in a very unusual way and I m glad it did To find out please see our Traveling Sister Read Review located on Brenda and Norma s fabulous blog atwwwtwogirlslostinacouleereadingword

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Read & Download The Ballroom Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook M vast and beautiful For one bright evening every week they come together and dance When John and Ella meet It is a dance that will change two lives foreverSet over the heatw. Unlike music excessive reading has been shown to be dangerous for the female mindThe Ballroom often feels lush in nature but is uite simple really It s a tale of falling in love and of obsession centered during the time when an individual can be institutionalized against hisher will for almost any reason Break a window mentally ill Grieving the loss of your child mentally ill You get the picture Like other reviewers such as Angela M I was reminded of the book What She Left Behind while reading this book It s another great book which I encourage those reading this review to check that book out In this book Ella a young woman who has had to work hard her entire life breaks a window in the factory she works in Even though she promises to somehow pay for the window she is institutionalized She is mad you see no sane woman would ever break a window There is also Clem who has a love of reading and often refuses to eat She is hospitalized by her family and has been released and re admitted again There is John a man grieving the death of his daughter institutionalize for melancholy and Dr Fuller a doctor and musician who has weekly dances for the good patients where they must dance with each other whether they want to or not There is always some madness in love But there is also always some reason in madness Friedrich NietzscheAn asylum on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors is hardly the place one would expect to find romance The men and women are kept apart The men get to work outdoors while the women remain pale from working indoors But through the weekly dances love blooms and madness grows Hope springs forth in the most unlikely of places This story of love and obsession is told through three character s POV Ella John and Dr Fuller sThe writing is beautiful hopeful and heart breaking all at the same time There is injustice here being institutionalized having your freedom revoked and your life turned upside down is upsetting to say the least With little hope of release how does one pass the time cope and live a life Dr Fuller is an interesting character who at first I liked and admired for his use of music to uplift spirits and give people the chance at socialization Soon his character begins to change his feelings on reading BOO HISS and his own downward spiral show a man with secrets and troubles of his ownDr Fuller is not the only one to change during this book Ella and John both change as well As they experience hope wistful feelings romance and acceptance their lives grow but can they ever be together in a place built to keep them apartIt is sad to say that the treatment of patients in the asylum is realistic for how people in institutions were treated back then When anyone could deem you insane if you did not do as they said Women fared much worse than men Reasons for admission taken from the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in West Virginia from 1864 to 1889 included laziness egotism disappointed love female disease mental excitement cold snuff greediness imaginary female trouble gathering in the head exposure and uackery jealousy religion asthma masturbation and bad habits Spouses used lunacy laws to rid themselves of their partners and in abducting their children That is only to name a few I am sure the laws and criteria were similar in other countries as wellI found this book to be sad hopeful heart breaking and thought provoking The writing is elouent and each point of view flowed beautifully into the next It s a cruel word these characters lived in The Author s note at the end describes her reasons for writing the book which I also enjoyed readingThis is not always an easy read but a rewarding one Plus that epilogue Read of my reviews at wwwopenbookpostcom

  • Paperback
  • 320
  • The Ballroom
  • Anna Hope
  • English
  • 25 January 2019
  • 9780771039119