My Hundred Lovers by Susan Johnson

susanJohnson has written extensively about her own life and for that I have always been grateful; her writing makes me feel not alone. In this brilliantly conceived novel, a woman on the eve of her 50th birthday lists one hundred moments of pure and unadulterated happiness, or as Johnson puts it – lists of loves.

This could be a corny novel, but no, in Johnson’s hands reality and poetry mix to create a profound description of a woman’s life. There is the rawness and the vulnerability that comes with such an expose, but there is also humour and humility.

One Hundred Lovers: oh to be so lucky to have lived a life embracing each and every moment of memory. A wonderful novel that already I have passed on to my closest girlfriend. It is that type of book.

My Hundred Lovers is out now in paperback ($27.99) and ebook ($11.99).

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My Hundred Lovers

My Hundred Lovers

Susan Johnson

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