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Thelma Ann Barley is molested by her father, negelcted by her mother and seeks solace as a young child in her imaginary friend, Herion, Ginniger and Janawee. We see Thelma grow up through anorexia, multiple personality disorder and depression she finds love but loses it.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   eccentric nature Kind of sex:    -   molestation Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Battle with a psychiatrist    -   Yes Taboo sex story?    -   Yes Brain/Body disability?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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