Only The Dead

Only The Dead he pressed her fingers to her temples unable to dispel the bizarre image from her mind Forty two teeth How could that be The hideous inhuman effects of Agent Orange twenty thirty years into the fut

  • Title: Only The Dead
  • Author: Claire Fitzpatrick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • he pressed her fingers to her temples, unable to dispel the bizarre image from her mind Forty two teeth How could that be The hideous, inhuman effects of Agent Orange twenty, thirty years into the future Plagued by the horrors of her past, medical student Lydia leaves for the Bi n H a Provincial Hospital, determined to make a difference Soon, she is plunged fromhe pressed her fingers to her temples, unable to dispel the bizarre image from her mind Forty two teeth How could that be The hideous, inhuman effects of Agent Orange twenty, thirty years into the future Plagued by the horrors of her past, medical student Lydia leaves for the Bi n H a Provincial Hospital, determined to make a difference Soon, she is plunged from one savagery to another, cocooned within the damp walls, rotting window screenings, bloodied bodies, and the gruesomeness of her distressing dreams Back in Australia, Cassie heads a large scale protest However, beneath her colourful fa ade lies a dark and dangerous addiction When Lydia returns home, her dreams intensify, and she finds solace within the confinement of her apartment, safe from the terrors of the outside world But how long can she last before her disturbing dreams become reality

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    1. The book was not at all what I expected from the title but it really grabbed my interest as I began to read. The main character Lydia is an Australian nurse who is so close to becoming a surgeon in the 1960s; She is called to go to Vietnam to work as nurse and decides to go after befriending an odd melancholy girl named Cassie. The time in Vietnam is only six months but it is life changing. The details about the war from the perspective of a surgical nurse with a lot of personal issues was quite [...]

    2. This was very interesting story to read. It wasn't quiet as I expected it to be. Both of the characters, Lydia & Cassie, were pretty messed up considering the circumstances that they went through. I kind of figured that the two girls were in love with each other and just couldn't admit it yet. Though I did want Lydia to end up with Roman. Cassie I thought wasn't a true friend since after Lydia came back from her trip from the war in Vietnam, she didn't really try to help her or fully tried t [...]

    3. I tried. I truly did. 1st this could stand a good scrubbing by a competent editor. I'm no Grammer nazi but big issues with editing all within the book that just became so distracting. Now the book was interesting seeing how the Australians handled the Vietnam War and their attitudes toward America. Not a part of that history I was aware of being American. I tried to like both main characters but Cassie was just too cruel to someone she called a friend. It never went where I was expecting it to g [...]

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