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And you’re supposed to get excited! Lists with This Book. Books by Charlotte Roche. Du musst menstruieren, wenn sie auch menstruiert. It was so refr Absolutely loved it. In truth, this book is both a tale of a troubled teenager, and a reaction to the artificial and sanitized model of femininity of the cosmetic ads and glossy magazines covers.

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View all 4 comments. She stops short of rochr, even though she is c We compulsively hide from one another the tiny disgusting things our bodies continuously do, as if we aren’t bags of blood and mucous and decomposing food and fecal material. Roche left home in and founded with three female friends the garage rock group The Dubinskis. Heres cheers to happy endings.

I love reading books fejchtgebiete make me feel sad, angry, loving, enlightened, bitter, etc. She becomes a rather endearing person, as she reflects on her loveless family life and concocts a plan to get her estranged parents together. Whether you see Helen as a liberated free spirit or a messed up sicko will depend on how, or whether, you see the connection betwee Yes, it made me feel a bit queasy at times, and Helen, our main protagonist, also did my head in sometimes with her ‘grown up’ thinking, but this was still a refreshing read.

Besides being thought provoking, this book was flat-out entertaining. It’s a rroche bloody mess and you know you shouldn’t look at it, but you can’t help it. It does not a story make. Something that has endured, so you know it will stand up to whatever vile things Wetlands throws at it. Roche tried to add depth by incorporating family drama, but never explored that idea fully, so we’re left with a messy plot that’s just pure, exaggerated tragedy.


The comment on the front of the book about it being “explicit” caught my eye, and so I decided to peruse it while on my break.

For me that is, though I guess I can understand why some people had an aversion to the content. Ten years ago, when this book was first published, everyone was talking about it. Only after one has “conquered” the first part of the book does the writing become more fluid and enjoyable.

My friend pushed charlottte book onto me, insisting that I read it. Or just perhaps had a more intricate plot. I know I am far in the minority, but still: And it’s here, on the second part, that the story also becomes surprisingly warmer and more interesting.

To distract herself, the precocious teen begins to explore her body, recount This was torturous. Not really something you want to read about.

This book is about an 18 year old girl with some very unconventional views on hygiene to say the least. Yes, things can get a little gross, but its not like the main character’s behavior is completely unnatural. A character championing more positive body issues wouldn’t hang out with a dude who just wants to shave her.

Overall, this is a very clever and innovative book, but unfortunately poorly written and too cringy for my taste. Oh, and there is also a male nurse that the main character has a crush on and fantasises about him in a gross way I can completely understand that This book was certainly ‘different’.

Charlotte Elisabeth Grace Roche is a British-born German television presenter, actress, singer and author. Not to mention that “Wetlands” is so poorly written that it shouldn’t be allowed to make any sort of statement about anything.


She trades used tampons with friends. I can only tell you that, as with the vain boasting of feucjtgebiete 18 year-olds who are still a few years away from realizing that just because they’ve never thought of something before, it doesn’t mean no one has, it is much less shocking than it tiresome. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

View all 6 comments. You are eating – seriously. When she learns that her surgery, which included the removal of haemorrhoidshas been successful and she is going to be released soon, she desperately looks for means to prolong her hospital stay. If it had managed to mix in some pretty prose, or wittier writing then I’d be singing it’s praises from the rooves – but it did what it set out to do, I think.


It’s about our relationship with our environment, and our relationship with our past, and leaving that past behind. Retrieved from ” https: Not minelike a lion cub taking its first forays into game territory: I’m embarrassed that I got sucked in by the chatter: Jul 28, edifanob rated it it was ok Shelves: According to her, we are all slaves of hygiene, except for her, who’s a maverick of dirtiness.

I’m not against a loathsome lead — heck, I just finished a great book about a pedophile — but I am against a loathsome lead that is this contrived. Easy to read, with some interesting ideas that deserve to be discussed, and which, because they are presented to us by a not entirely functional teenage girl, can’t be viewed as dogmatic assertions, despite how she herself may present them.

Partly autobiographical, it explores cleanliness, sex and femininity, and had sold over 1, copies in Germany by early It is one of the most disgustingly repulsive and unsettling of books. She secretly rams the pedal of her hospital bed into her anus and immediate emergency surgery has to be carried out to prevent extreme blood loss. After successfully auditioning for the German music channel Viva, she worked there for several years as a video jockey and presenter.

As the novel ends, Robin is escorting her through a door in the hospital. She stops short of coprophagia, even though she is convinced that her own bacteria cannot hurt her.