Thursday, 16 June 2016
Portrait of Girls I never Met
'Portrait of Girls I Never met' is small incidences taking place in day to day life. More than 90 incidences and Poems in the book are entirely different from each other still connected by feelings of love, Empathy and also sadness. The memories of loved one, hatred one and no one.
Simple, short writing make the heavy feelings of the book light read.
One of the poem is no longer than seven words while the incidences are two pages long maximum; still reader can feel the hidden feeling all of those.
Monochrome cover page could have been improved.
At places interest in the book is interupted ; but can be ignored.
This nice effort by the author has potential to become a successful portrait.
The book will be good company in rainy night for reader who have lost their close person...
About the book
"The best portraits are the ones made with empathy. They are the ones that show you something of the inner life of the person portrayed, a glimpse into the worlds that hide behind appearances more easily grasped. This book is a collection of those glimpses, thoughts and feelings given by the hand of a writer who understands what it is like to be human. It's all there, and it's painful and beautiful." - Sofia Romualdo 'Portraits of Girls I never Met' is a collection of short stories and poems dealing with loss, love and other growing pains.
About the author
Rebecca Rijsdijk grew up in the woods behind her parents' house in Holland but now made London her home. She studied photography at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, where she soon realized that she was more interested in words than images. 'Portraits of Girls' is the author's first substantial collection of works.
Disclosure: Complimentory copy was given by the author for unbiased and honest review. No payment was taken for the review.