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Alice in the Looking Glass: A Mother and Daughter’s Experience of Anorexia

Dragonfly rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Ashleigh rated it really liked it Sep 26, I really loved this book. I probably would have preferred a bit deeper analysis from both of them, or more coordination in terms of which each of them wrote about it gets repetitivebut it’s a decent look at the impact of anorexia on a family as well as an individual.

Like Jo says, this is a competitive illness, and even parents seem to want to compete in having the “most poorly” child.

Hardcoverpages. And the recovery aspect was not unrealistically easy or happy; Alice is not completely recovered even at the end of the book, but is managing her illness.

But it’s so triggering for other people to read about how much weight someone lost, and it’s not really relevant. It gives hope – even if you don’t fully recover, life can be good. Return to Book Page. May 02, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: I found it interesting that they gave Jo th I’m probably more obsessed with ED books than is healthy, but it’s so reassuring to read other people’s experiences that are similar to my own.

Alice v zrcadle by Jo Kingsley (1 star ratings)

Deanna rated it really liked it Jul 02, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ina rated it really liked it Jan 17, Jen Haken rated it really liked it Apr 11, Theresa rated zfcadle really liked it Jun 25, Jul 30, Josephine Jo rated it it was ok. What struck me most, though, was that although it’s presented as zrcadoe ultimately hopeful and triumphant story, there’s still so much limitation by the end of it.


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To ask other readers questions about Alice in the Looking Glasszrcavle sign up. Mesca Elin rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Alice in the Looking Glass: Yvi rated it really liked it Oct 11, Bina rated it it was amazing Nov 21, Eye-opening and very gripping. Be the first to ask a question about Alice in the Looking Glass. Lindsay rated it liked it Jun 23, I understand now how awful it must have been for my own mother during my inpatient hospital stay and the initial battle of getting a diagnosis.


Written by an English mother and daughter it is refreshingly lacking in any so-called “expert” opinions and advice. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Beth rated it it was amazing Jun 12, As a mother also Jo’s story resonated, often painfully, with me and I was grateful to read her daughter’s honest insight into her experience.

Avid Book rated it really liked it Jan 28, It’s a sadder read for it — I got the impression that she was managing her illness, but only up to a point. Sarah rated it liked it Aug 24, They don’t include weights or numbers in this, which is tremendously helpful.

Oct 26, Eleanor Luhar rated it it was amazing Shelves: Brynna rated it liked it Sep 15, Hazal Aksoy rated it it was amazing Jul 15, It made me feel a lot less allice about things that Zcadle felt, knowing other people have felt the same way, too.


Mai Linh rated it really liked it Mar 16, Books by Jo Kingsley. Refresh and try again. Published September 25th by Piatkus Books first published September 8th What struck me most, though, was that although it’s presented as an ultimately hopeful and triumphant This is a memoir in two parts — Jo Kingsley’s experience of her daughter going through anorexia, and then Alice Kingsley’s take on the same alicce period.

But Alice expresses how she is so much happier “managing” her anorexia than she was when she was suffering years ago.

Alice v zrcadle: matka a dcera v boji s anorexií – Jo Kingsleyová, Alice Kingsleyová – Google Books

I would have liked to see more detail of how boarding school helped or hindered her, and how she managed in university — but of course the latter was still in the future when they wrote this. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Alice in the Look The story is told firstly by the mother and then in the second half by the daughter but it zrcadoe a bit repetitive in the second half.

Excellent honest account of the tenacious hold both anorexia and OCD have. Ashley rated it it was amazing Feb 01, A good book to help sufferes see how their illness affects parents and siblings and friends but not one that will give you hope.

Apr 02, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: I’d urge anyone with a loved one who is suffering from an eating disorder or has one themselves to read zgcadle, as it would really help seeing both perspectives on the journey.