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[PDF / Epub] ✅ The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating Author Elisabeth Tova Bailey – Businesscurrency.co.uk As a long illness keeps her bedridden Elisabeth Tova Bailey becomes intrigued by a snail that has taken up residence in a pot plant next to her bed Her fascination with the snail's strange anatomy andPDF Epub The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating Author Elisabeth Tova Bailey Businesscurrencycouk As a long illness keeps her bedridden Elisabeth Tova Bailey becomes intrigued by a snail that has taken up residence in a pot plant next to her bed Her fascination with the snail's strange anatomy and As a of a Epub long illness keeps her bedridden Elisabeth Tova Bailey becomes intrigued by a snail that has taken up residence in a p

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency Elisabeth Tova of a Epub Þ Bailey’s essays and short stories have been published in The Missouri Review Northwest Review and the Syca Review She has received several Pushcart The Sound Kindle - Prize nominations and a Notable Essay Listing in Best American Essays She lives in Maine.

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  • Lena

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingElisabeth Tova Bailey was 34 when she was struck with a mysterious flu like illness while traveling in Switzerland Upon her return home the flu symptoms subsided but her health did not return She found herself so weak and dizzy she was barely able to sit up let alone stand or care for herself and her doctors had no idea whyBailey's life changed radically at that point shrinking to a single room almost entirely cut off from the outside world On impulse a friend brought her a pot of wild violets and a woodland snail she'd found on a walk Both Bailey and the snail were initially confused by this sudden change to their ecosystems but it wasn't long before Bailey who lacked the strength to hold a book or watch an assaultively noisy television found herself mesmerized by her new companion Over the course of this small book Bailey learns to care for and relate to this tiny creature whose pace so closely matches her own H


  • Elyse Walters

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingSolace in a snail I read this book and I write this review in honor of Dov Zeller who shares the same disease as Elizabeth Tova Bailey which often keeps him bedridden Slime is the sticky essence of a gastropod's soul the medium for everything in its life locomotion defense healing courting mating and egg protection Nearly 13at my snails daily energy went into slime production And rat


  • ♥ Marlene♥

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingLoved loved itFirst I have to tell you something about myself I am known as the snail saviour I am always telling everybody when they are visiting and tread in my garden beware of my snails They are scared when they accidently do step on one because they know I will get my whip outA few weeks ago I removed most of the snails I could find from my back g


  • Jenny (Reading Envy)

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingI've had this on my radar for a while thanks to some of my nature writing loving friends but this felt like the perfect time to read it While the author is bedbound with a mysterious illness she shares her small life with a wild snail Through the course of the year she observes it closely and


  • Cherie

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingI never thought reading a book about a snail could be such a rewarding experience Who knew so many people had written poems about snailsWho knew that snails have a life and intelligence I do now I know a lot about snails that I never knew before Until this wonderful book came my way I thought the only good snail was a dead oneCome on you know you think the same thing Read this book it may change your mindElisabeth Tova Bailey's story about a garden snail picked up in the woods one


  • Idarah

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingDear dear gastropodhow was I to know that you are the epitome of elegance and strength of characterBailey develops a mysterious illness at the end of a trip to the Swiss Alps While convalescing on her farm in Maine she is trying to adjust to the sudden loss of control in her life Practically incapacitated and depending on the assistance of a caregiver and irregular visits from friends she soon succumbs to depression and the monotony of the sick bed A friend decides to bring nature to her by planting wild violets in a pot along with a little woodland snail that she ha


  • Dov Zeller

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingThe other day I was telling a sick friend about this book and I told her the author has an illness that sounds very much like ours and my friend said 'no wonder she can hear the snails eating' Because some people with this illness have chronic migraine symptoms including horrific sound sensitivity which I sometimes call bionic hearingAs it turns out the author does have the same illness as I do The poorly named Chronic Fatigue Syndrome As Laura Hillenbrand author of sea biscuit says “This illness is to fatigue what a nuclear bomb is to a match It's an absurd mischaracterization” Bailey writes beautifully about snails and about illness Her descriptions of both are vivid and powerful at times stunning at others charming“As the snail’s world grew familiar my own human world became less so; my species was so large so rushed and so confusing I found myself preoccupied with the energy level of my visitors and I started to observe them in the same detail with which I observed


  • Sue

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingI allowed myself a long and slow read for this small memoir of one year during a woman's lengthy 20 year convalescence from an unknown virus That year was made special by the presence of a snail brought in from the woods outside by a visitor The author Elisabeth Tova Bailey was unable to live in her own home at that time was feeling alienated from life her surroundings and felt isolated This small creature led her to a year of observation learning fostering and companionship I learned facts I never knew that I wanted to know about the life cycle of the snail And also I've confirmed a fact I've learned for myself that the human spirit will find the means if at all possible to sustain itself and that companionship can come in many forms


  • Lisa

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingIf you need to slow downDon't we allIf you want to marvel at the little wonders of the natural worldSlime and tenatacles that taste and love darts no lie If you cherish moments of peace strewn among the madness of a work dayFive minutes on the metro is enoughMy own brain is chugging along too slowly to properly explain why you should read this tale of a bed bound woman and her foray into the world of snails All I know is that every time I picked up this book it is exactly what I wanted to be reading I wish I was reading it still


  • Mir

    The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating mobi Çread ´ businesscurrency The Sound of a Wild Snail EatingSmoothly written mildly interesting meditation on invalidism Mysteriously and drastically ill the author observes the behavior of a snail a friend has left in some flowers by her bedside Then I must confess I got bored and did not finish the book but I think that's just me This isn't really my kind of book The friend who gave it to me liked a lot and read it multiple times