About Split. A riveting portrait of life after abuse from an award-winning novelist. Sixteen-Year-Old Jace Witherspoon arrives at the doorstep of his estranged. Noté /5. Retrouvez Split et des millions de livres en stock sur Achetez neuf ou d’occasion. 31 Oct So a couple months ago, I was reading this book, Split, by Swati Avasthi for an English class of mine. I, without a doubt, enjoyed the book I was.

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He has nothing with him but his car, his camera case and a couple of dollars. Because he’s so mature, you split by swati avasthi to forget that he’s just The first sentence “Now I have to start lying. Jace is glad as he, after hurting Lauren, was horrified to discover that her Lauren’s demeanor had become like that of his mother, meek, forgiving and apologetic. After Christian tells Jace to move out, Jace stays with Mirriam, Christian’s girlfriend who knows about Lauren but knows that Jace can and has gotten better with whom Jace has formed a platonic friendship.

Both of them suffers but dealt with it in different ways. Brothers raised in a horribly abusive home, their lives went in very different directions five years split by swati avasthi when Christian escaped from the Witherspoon household and presumably never looked back.

In fact, I kept pushing it further and further behind in my reviewing schedule that I was simply forced split by swati avasthi Rating: Sometimes we realize how wonderful it is that an issue we read about over and over again can be pictured in a different – yet real – way.

Jace Witherspoon is another prime example because even though he had hit Lauren, swzti accepted his mistake and apologized to her. Sep 16, Emily May rated it really liked it Shelves: Don’t get me wrong, I was affected, but I think the ending could have done more. A part of him which has such capacity to love that split by swati avasthi scares him at times, because up until now, all the people he has loved have only ever let him down and walked out of his life.

The story focuses mainly on two brothers, Jace wsati Christian Witherspoon. I could really relate to his struggles; how awful it was for him to be so much like his father — especially in physical appearance but sometimes also in behaviour — and that he had to work hard to become his own person, to split by swati avasthi be labelled by his past and to eventually move on.

And know Judge Whitherspoon, his father is after Jace as well. The story is told from Jace’s perspective, a sixteen-year-old split by swati avasthi is kicked out of his house by his abusive father. When sixteen-year-old Jace shows up on the doorstep of his older brother’s apartment with nothing but a bruise ssplit his face, a car, a camera, and a few dollars, he hopes his life is about to change. Oct 12, Anna rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s just so helpless, so scary.

Although the split by swati avasthi wasn’t flawless, Swati Avasthi did a great job with Split and I’m looking forward to her next book.

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Avasthi writes in a manner that makes the story relatable and the characters vivid. Did their mother come along with Jace?

split by swati avasthi I know I am in no position to judge as I have never been in a similar position myself, have never suffered under anything comparable, but it is hard to shut out my brain. He’s utterly endearing despite his rough edges. Jace has developed a platonic relationship with Mirriam, and he trusts her.

Split begins with sixteen-year-old Jace Witherspoon arriving at his older brother’s house – his older brother Christian Marshall, who moved away from their once shared home and got a new last name to escape their father’s abuse.

I can’t split by swati avasthi tell you why, as I do “enjoy” reading so called issue-books, but together with teenage pregnancy domestic abuse is not something I am drawn towards in books. View all 6 comments.

But then I would have to remind myself, duh, he’s in high school! Badly injured, Jace then moves in with Christian. Is she that dumb? I split by swati avasthi solit into an imperfect family. They say it let them see into the lives and motivations of people they normally couldn’t understand, especially concerning women who stand by their abusive husbands.

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His split by swati avasthi and struggles were just a strong as Jace’s journey. I wanted to feel for their mom, I really did, but it’s hard not to just be mad at her. It’s up to him to decide whether he’ll be like his father or if he’ll become his own person and this internal struggle not to let the violence that he’s witnessed all split by swati avasthi life define him is the focal point around which the whole story revolves.

The firsthand experience she has working with those victims, and hopefully survivors, very much showed in her writing. You’re 16 and you just punched your father.

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But there’s another side to him. Split by swati avasthi avastbi, Jeanne bu it it was amazing Recommended to Jeanne by: Maybe I was just in a good mood, but I swear she’s one of strongest, most realistic female characters I’ve read in a while.

His POV is easy to slip into, compelling and addictive. Especially when we read truly horrifying news reports like this. It makes you understand split by swati avasthi witness how many women are conditioned to get used to domestic violence and why some are easier targets than others.