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ORANGE by Cherry Coombe
ORANGE by Cherry Coombe
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This is a compelling, sometimes hilarious sometimes very uncomfortable romp through Rosie Taylor's life from her teens to her 50s. Born into middle-class England in the 1950s, Rosie enjoyed the freedom parents believed would turn their offspring into strong and independent adults.

Rosie grapples with encounter groups, communes, life in India with her guru, 'the pill', women's lib; she suffers mental and physical abuse, drinks too much, then moves on with the times to internet dating. A recurrent lover in various guises wheedles his way in and out of the story. In 2003 she throws a sannyassin reunion party, a clever literary device revealing how Rosie has changed over the… Read more