free The Touch, The Touch pdf, The Touch pdf free,The Touch pdf download, The Touch epub, The Touch ebook, The Touch read online, The Touch pdf download, The Touch epub, The Touch kindle, The Touch Mobi – A Chinese Doctor In A Southern English Town, Ju Lin S Solitary Life Is Transformed When Lucy Walks Into Her Acupucture Clinic, And Opens Her Heart Ju Lin Is In England To Escape A Failed Marriage And The Memory Of Her Unwitting Betrayal, As A Child, Of Her Beloved Grandfather During The Cultural Revolution. A gentle little book, pleasant read and the plot line weaves nicely the reveal when it comes is not a surprise, as you ll have worked it out already Sometimes her descriptors are clumsy and it s certainly not t
This was an easy read and enjoyable in parts mainly the reflections on her upbringing by the main character, Juju The downfall, I felt, came from the current experiences of Juju Dr Lin I didn t find her character at all appealing in the present day and I really couldn t believe that she could or indeed, had formed a friendship with her client Lucy this friendship never seemed to progress beyond a stilted acquaintanceship and I couldn t buy into any deeper feelings between the two nor the interest Lucy s husband Mark begins to show in Juju The whole story really revolves around the secret that Juju carries with her and the betrayal of her beloved grandfather You don t find out until the end how she actually betrayed him and, when it gets to the point, it is something of an anti climax The build up throughout Juju s reminiscences was nicely done and it seemed increasingly certain that the grandfather was in danger in his position as a traditional, well respected herbal doctor, from the increasing presence and power of the red guards Juju s naivety and growing respect for the Red Guard leader Steel was convincing and increa
Quite interesting story of a Chinese acupuncturist who lived through the cultural revolution in China and settled in England A surprise A jewel Read upon returning from Brazil Acupuncture, reflection, China, the Cultural Revolution, moving on.
- 256 pages
- The Touch
- Liu Hong
- 18 August 2019 Liu Hong