What readers are saying...
I am swimming through this book, taking it slowly; through the midnight blues and early sunrises. I love the writing, the poetry and the unexpected elements, such as the Amy Winehouse appearance.
Beautifully written, the author takes us with her into every cranny of Sydney Harbour, the Adriatic and the mountains of Italy. Her grief is always beside her yet we enjoy her experiences of the rich Italian culture. When she is blessed by the tender ceremonies of Bali, we too are blessed. Exquisite!
This is an important work. Not only is it thoroughly enjoyable but it shows us there are many ways to think about Death. The author is courageous to share her story with us. Her brilliant writing captures her every step.
Inspirational, poetic. This profound work will help many. It is a testament to the indestructible force of the human spirit.
Dr. Peter Lim
Expect the unexpected when you take this book’s ride across Italy: from Rome, to Assisi; from Venice to the Adriatic coast. Just when the grief gets to you, there’s joy and humour and the beauty of being human. I’ll never think of Death the same way. Thank you for writing this. It gives me hope.
A beautifully written memoir; rich, evocative, lyrical, poetic. Poignant, exotic, soulful and totally readable. I couldn’t put it down.
A beautiful traveler’s tale of places and encounters that brew hope from despair. A marvelous work.
Simply gorgeous. A most personal and yet universal journey into the soul of a mother. I was mesmerised and touched to my very core.
Thank you, Maurice Matthis
I loved the joy, passion and food of Italy: the tastes, the smells, the Madonnas, the Tango. I loved being at the Ceremony in Bali. Joyful, divinely beautiful. Those who receive this tender and true work will be truly grateful.
L. M. Edwards
I was thoroughly engaged. A truly beautiful story.
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