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book thoughts // on the jellicoe road by melina marchetta

(Note: Regrets in advance if this is wordy and makes little sense. Basically I love this book a whole heap and this isn't intended to be a proper review, simply some thoughts. Also, my library copy of On the Jellicoe Road isn't photogenic at all, so I've made a little mood collage courtesy of Pinterest. Obviously, none of the photos are mine.)

'Hold my hand,' she said sobbing against him. 'Hold my hand because I might disappear.'  - On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
Last weekend I spent close to five hours lying on my bed wrapped up in a book: On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. I loved every minute of those hours. A week later it's still in my head. Taylor and Jonah and Raffey and Hannah and Jude and the rest of them are still in my head. You know those moments that remind you why you love reading? This novel, for me, is a string of those moments.
The Jellicoe Road is a place to die, to be abandoned, and to fight. Taylor Markham's mum…

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