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by Lise Marzouk
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When her ten-year-old son is hospitalised at the Curie Institute in Paris for lymphoma treatment, Lise finds herself torn between two worlds, one at his bedside, and the other at home with her two younger children, struggling to maintain a sense of stability in their lives. And so she writes - of their fears and doubts, but also of their moments of tenderness and joy - and through these memories, stories, and reveries, she arrives at a deeper understanding of herself as a woman, a mother, and a writer.
About the book

When her ten-year-old son is hospitalised at the Curie Institute in Paris for lymphoma treatment, Lise finds herself torn between two worlds, one at his bedside, and the other at home with her two younger children, struggling to maintain a sense of stability in their lives. And so she writes - of their fears and doubts, but also of their moments of tenderness and joy - and through these memories, stories, and reveries, she arrives at a deeper understanding of herself as a woman, a mother, and a writer.