[Reading Pilgrim State] TXT AUTHOR Jacqueline Walker

Jacqueline Walker ↠ 4 review

Pilgrim State

Tain At the heart is the story of Dorothy a mother of four who would do anything to keep her family together. uite good the best bit was probably the nightmarish opening chapter but other parts of it were very vivid and have stayed with me too Pretty amazing story to write about one s own mother

Summary Pilgrim State

'Pilgrim State' is the story of generations of strong women a fictionalised autobiography spanning a period. a passenger left this on the plane so i decided to take it its a memoir a woman tellng erh daughter the story of her mother s struggles and life the author s mother came from jamaica and had issues with her husband immigration depression and raising three of her four kids on her own a lot of the book was pretty boring its not a fast exciting read theres not a lot going on and its a bit confusing because it goes back and forth between past and present tense and is told from the author and her mother s point of view i wouldnt recommend it to anyone but its not a bad read if you have the time

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From the 1940s to the present day It follows a family's migration from Jamaica via the USA and Canada to Bri. An amazing vibrant novel describing life in Deptford for an immigrant Jamaican family in the early 1960s More particularly the mother daughter relationship is explored in colourful depth by using flashbacks and imagery exposing life in the raw I read an uncorrected manuscript which was a fascinating experience as it flowed in stream of consciousness style in places


About the Author: Jacqueline Walker

wwwpilgrimstatecouk It's received what is called 'critical acclaim' lots of radio and press Hodder have high hopesOne of the issues about Pilgrim State is that even though it's termed 'memoir' it reads like a novel with four narrative voices photos and original documentation contained within the myth of Demeter and Persephone It's poetic lyrical a love song to life



7 thoughts on “Pilgrim State

  1. says:

    a passenger left this on the plane so i decided to take it its a memoir a woman tellng erh daughter the story of her mother's struggles and life the author's mother came from jamaica and had issues with her husband immigration depression and raising three of her four kids on her own a lot of the book was pretty boring its not a fast exciting read theres not a lot going on and its a bit confusing because it goes back and forth between past a

  2. says:

    A moving and heartfelt autobiographical work that explores a series of difficult mother daughter relationships ove

  3. says:

    I found this book very moving as Jackie remembers her childhood and tries to make sense of her mother's story by talking to her own daughter The contrast between her memories of her mother and the harsher view when the outside world looks on rings very true Perhaps her mother was bi polar as she obviously has times of severe depression but there are other times such as when she parades for Easter in a way even Jackie fi

  4. says:

    An amazing vibrant novel describing life in Deptford for an immigrant Jamaican family in the early 1960s More particularly the mother daughter relationship is explored in colourful depth by using flashbacks and imagery expo

  5. says:

    uite good the best bit was probably the nightmarish opening chapter but other parts of it were very vivid and have stayed with me too Pretty am

  6. says:

    A memoir written as a novel of the author's mother's journey from the Caribbean to a New York mental asylum to 1950s London Intimate and moving

  7. says:

    I have read the first chapter of this which is available online from the publisher It is brilliant I can't wait to read the rest

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