The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Aimee Bender ebook
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
I bought my “lemon cake” in Chicago and finished reading it during sight-seeing in a record-breaking 4 hours. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake takes place as narrator Rose Edelstein comes of age. We've chosen Aimee Bender's book, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, as our first selection of the year. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is like the first rain of the season: when grey streaks your windows and you wrap a thick sweater around yourself to protect from the melancholy that is sure to set in. If I had to describe the book in three words, I'd say it is weird, unfinished and selfish. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is a bittersweet coming-of-age novel about a troubled family and a little girl who grows up too fast because she has the ability to sense people's feelings in the food they cook. The plot had something that didn't let you leave the happenings emotionally. Use without permission is illegal. When I finished reading The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender, I didn't quite know what to make of it. Particular-sadness-of-lemon-cake.jpeg Books that use food as a gateway to emotion can be pretty unbearable (hi again, Eat, Pray, Love). The MomsLAReads Book Club is starting back up for 2013. Publisher: Doubleday; 1 edition (June 1, 2010) Category: modern fiction. Title: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Author: Aimee Bender ISBN: 978-0385501125. Book review of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender, a strange, interesting little book. I believe I heard about Aimee Bender's The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake on an NPR book list. Please NO glittery or big awards. A few days before her ninth birthday, Rose finds her favorite lemon cake not only tasting sugary sweet, but also tasting of despair and desperation.