Listen to the Silence (2020)

Listen to the Silence This profoundly moving and shocking experience of an unwanted year old boy in the horror filled halls of a state mental institution exposes the myths behind one of the world s most misunderstood hu
  • Title: Listen to the Silence
  • Author: David W. Elliott
  • ISBN: 9780030813368
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback
  • Listen to the Silence
    This profoundly moving and shocking experience of an unwanted 14 year old boy in the horror filled halls of a state mental institution exposes the myths behind one of the world s most misunderstood human diseases A desperate plea for all the helpless children who bang in silence on the walls of their mental prisons Library Journal.
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    One Reply to “Listen to the Silence”

    1. I read this book while in high school and it was one that made an impression It s about a boy who s in a mental hospital with adult patients It s told from his point of view, and the account seems honest and genuine, except for the fact that he comes across like a 12 year old than the 14 year old he s supposed to be.

    2. This book didn t have much of a plot it was very episodic and not much was explained, which was frustrating Much of what occurs in the story will horrify people The protagonist is a 14 year old boy who is, for unclear reasons, in a mental hospital The only explanation he gives is My foster parents didn t want me any There are 1500 patients and, I think, about 18 doctors, which may explain why this kid never gets anything resembling psychiatric treatment for whatever s wrong with him, and why one [...]

    3. This is a gripping emotional novel about a 14 year old boy confined in a mental institution.The book is written in an unusual style very episodic and not much data But the feelings experienced by the young narrator are shocking and horrifying For an unexplained reason, Timmy is confined for some time to the adult ward and his fictitious dairy pulls no punches about the treatment in this case at least given to the insane The crowding dirt casual cruelty of some staff only a few doctors poor care [...]

    4. A harrowing fictitious account of a 14 year old boy s life in a mental institution Beautiful, desperate, and intriguing.

    5. I read this when I was around 16 I m not even sure how I found this book at that age It was an incredibly disturbing read that had my rapt attention The style and subject matter were unique to me and I d never read anything so so dark Probably not a good read for that age group, though it opened my eyes to a world that I would not have otherwise seen.or needed to see Because of this, high school me had to lend it to a friendwho found it in their books 20 years later, remembered I was the one who [...]

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