PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim


The Bondmaid

characters The Bondmaid 107 But the idyllic childhood soon turns into a life of struggling against tradition and tyran. Beautiful descriptive writing though sometimes the point gets lost in the prose A tragic story of love divided by class and wealth Couldn t sleep after finishing it I was still so wrapped up in the story

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characters The Bondmaid 107 Set in Singapore in the fifties the novel focuses on the story of Han Sold as a slave into. The first couple of chapters were cringe y It seemed like the author tried too hard to used the BIG words and I found myself having to google a few times in a single page It is very obvious that she the author tried to sound poetic and dreamy but it just didn t work out for meHowever the uality of writing improves greatly I would say as you move along I love the story It is full of rituals traditions and family hierarchies that I can understand and somewhat relate to I particularly loved the ritual where the Chinese character Tiger is painted on the cheek for healing purposes I myself had my grandfather did this for me yayGood book overall you just need to get past the first few chapters where the author might have tried too hard

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characters The Bondmaid 107 The House of Wu at the age of four she forms a close bond with the heir of the household. Set in Singapore in the 1950s this book is about a little girl Hanfrom a poor family who is sold to a wealthy family to become abondmaid She grows up with the young heir of the house an attachmentthat lasts into adulthood When they are grown the heir is expectedto marry a girl from another wealthy family and Han is expected tounderstand her station in lifeThe characters are strong and the mood of the setting is skillfullydepicted You really feel for Han and her circumstances and theintrigue within the household between the help of the house and theprivileged ones is believable and interesting

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  • The Bondmaid
  • Catherine Lim
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  • 14 March 2020
  • 9780752825946

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  1. says: PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim Catherine Lim æ 7 summary

    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim I'm being generous with my 2 star rating If it weren't for the middle part which was not too bad I would have given this 1 star First I'll talk about the most important thing about any novel the writing Catherine Lim Singapore's most prominent writer in the English language has a style at least in this book that cannot be characterised as elegant Her writing in fact is painful to read because of the cringe i

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    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim Although the language used in the book is not straightforward the story was pretty captivatingA forbidden romance between a bondmaid and the young master of the houseThey met when they were four and five the eld

  3. says: PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim

    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Catherine Lim characters The Bondmaid The first couple of chapters were cringe y It seemed like the author tried too hard to used the BIG words and I found myself having to google a few times in a single page It is very obvious that she the author tried to sound poetic and dreamy but it just didn't work out for meHowever the uality of writing improves greatly I would s

  4. says: PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim

    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim Catherine Lim æ 7 summary characters The Bondmaid Set in Singapore in the 1950s this book is about a little girl Hanfrom a poor family who is sold to a wealthy family to become abondmaid She grows up with the young heir of the house an attachmentthat lasts into adulthood When they are grown the heir is expectedto marry a girl from another wealthy family and Han is expected tounderstand her station in lifeThe characters are strong and the mood of the setting is skillfullydepicted You real

  5. says: PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Catherine Lim Catherine Lim æ 7 summary

    free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Catherine Lim PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim I was crying I wondered has it ever happened? It's terrible knowing how women were treated how women have no value And Catherine Lim I love her that is what called feminist just if we are done wrong She is smart anyway talkative in important s

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    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim Catherine Lim æ 7 summary I cried my way though this book I've read it several times since I first purchased a copy and I still weep big uncontrollable tears for the fates of Wu and Han This novel is beautiful and devastating and for me

  7. says: PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim

    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Catherine Lim characters The Bondmaid Beautiful descriptive writing though sometimes the point gets lost in the prose A tragic story of love divided by class and wealth Couldn't sleep after finishing it I was still so wrapped up in the story

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    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim This was a really good read I just wanted to reach into the book and gather up little Han in my arms The writing is excellent and well worth taking the time to read The author took a risk by self publishing this novel but it was a risk that paid off

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    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim free download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB æ Catherine Lim Catherine Lim æ 7 summary I chose Catherine Lim's The Bondmaid for the Singapore stop on my Around the World in 80 Books challenge I had hopes that it would resemble work by Lisa See or Amy Tan but was unfortunately rather disappointed in this respect I've said this ab

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    PDF or EBOOK (The Bondmaid) ☆ Catherine Lim I don’t usually give bad ratings to books because I think my interests and range is uite wide I really do find the topic of Singaporean bondmaids interesting and was excited to pick up a story about a part of history from my own hom

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