Review: Bite Your Tongue in ‘memoir and you’ blog

In this blog Courier Mail reviewer Christina Houen compares JD Salinger’s approach in writing The Catcher in the Rye to the approach Francesca took in writing her memoir/novel Bite Your Tongue:

‘Salinger handled it by fictionalising his autobiographical self, creating an alter ego. Francesca divides her narrator into two, a fictional child-self and an autobiographical adult self……

If you want to have a look at some original, powerful writing, I recommend this book.’

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