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PDF Epub All Things Consoled By Elizabeth Hay Tanitiyor.us Elizabeth Hay, One Of Canada S Most Beloved Novelists Has Written A Poignant, Complex, And Hugely Resonant Memoir About The Shift She Experienced Between Being Her Parents Daughter To Their Guardian And Caregiver.As The Daughter Takes Charge, And The Writer Takes Notes, Her Mother And Father Are Like Two Legendary Icebergs Floating South They Melt Into The Ocean Of Partial, Painful, Inconsistent, And Funny Stories That A Family Makes Over Time Hay S Eloquent Memoir Distills These Stories Into Basic Truths About Parents And Children And Their Efforts Of Understanding With Her Uncommon Sharpness And Wit, Elizabeth Hay Offers Her Insights Into The Peculiarities Of Her Family S Dynamics Her Parents Marriage, Sibling Rivalries, Miscommunications That Spur Decades Of Resentment All Matched By True And Genuine Love And Devotion Her Parents Are Each Startling Characters In Their Own Right Her Mother Is A True Skinflint Who Would Rather Serve Up Wormy Soup Twice Than Throw Away An Ancient Packet Of Perfectly Good Mix Her Father Is A Proud And Well Mannered Man With A Temper That Can Be Explosive When Icebergs Melt Is A Startlingly Beautiful Memoir That Addresses The Exquisite Agony Of Family, The Unstoppable Force Of Dementia, And The Inevitability Of Aging. What a remarkable book Elizabeth Hay is a brilliant, beautiful, effective writer Here she takes on the most difficult subject of all the adult child and her parents in decline Agonizing So honest it is sometimes off putting, freeing us all from the constraints imposed by presenting only our polite and polished selves, the one that 3.5 STARS This was the first time I had read a book by Canadian author Elizabeth Hay In All Things Consoled, she writes about her complicated relationship with her parents growing up as well as the changing dynamic between herself and her parents as they aged Hay s writing is frank, especially when she discusses her turbulent childhood and the complicated relationship she had with her parents Through the ups and downs, her love for her parents is the focus of the book and there are some emo 3.5 STARS This was the first time I had read a book by Canadian author Elizabeth Hay In All Things Consoled, she writes about her complicated relationship with her parents growing up as well as the changing dynamic between herself and her parents as they aged Hay s writing is frank, especially when she discusses her turbulent childhood and the complicated relationship she had with her parents Through the ups and downs, her love for her parents is the focus of the book and there are some emotional scenes There were some issues which were hard to read, and others were emotional so readers who can relate to dealing with aging parents may want to keep the Kleenex handy I couldn t relate as mu Very moving, thought provoking, gentle, beautifully written A full review is in process. An amazing memoir by a daughter about her parents So moving and powerful It seemed sometimes as though she was observing my experiences at the end of my mother s life, or my observing hers What an extraordinary voyage, although sometimes difficult, this book has taken me on Thank you. I heard on an interview and knew I had to read this currently going through a similar situation of caregiving so beautifully written raw and honest Although written in a consistently depressed tone, All Things Consoled captures the inevitably of both aging and retrospection upon a parent s decline in health Difficult to read at times because there is really no reprieve to the sadness the book is just one big denouement , but tingle inducing by the end A memoir through and through, it s not a guide to grief A well written and worthwhile memoir by this talented writer Elizabeth Hay The book focuses on her parents and is very beautifully written It is quite unvarnished both in terms of who her parents were i Emotionally devastating Elizabeth Hay writes with unflinching honesty and lyrical beauty This book feels like a gift. Unbelievably beautiful and exquisitely sad.