#Bookreview – Memoir of a Mad Woman by Vashti Quiroz-Vega

Robbie Cheadle with her review for Memoir of a Mad Woman by Vashti Quiroz Vega…
I read this book over a week ago and I have dwelled on it’s content and message, on and off, over that time. This book is not very long but it is deeply disturbing and really highlights the desperate plight of orphan girls who are institutionalized and who loose all control over their lives. Imagine being all alone in this world and having no-one to turn to when spiteful caregivers, who have no calling to go into their selected field, other than possibly a need for money, turn against you and allow other, even more evil people, to abuse you continuously. This is the fate of Emma, a young girl whose father abandons his family and whose fanatical mother dies in a fire.

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What Amazon says

A novelette from the award-winning author of The Fall of Lilith and Son of the Serpent, Vashti Quiroz-Vega.

Who can explain how madness begins?

This is the story of Emma. Reared by a religious fanatic, orphaned at a young age and sent to a mental institution and an orphanage. Molested and betrayed by the people who should be watching over her…

Who can say that madness has no logic?

During a fight, Emma’s best friend punched her in the abdomen. Since then, Emma has believed there’s something damaged inside of her.

Every month… she bleeds.
She tries to fight it all her life, but the pain and the blood return twenty-eight days later… and the cycle begins again.

But Emma, even in her madness, knows how to take care of herself.
She knows how to make things right…

You may not agree…
But, who can reason with…

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