Human

by
Paperback / softback
Using delicate prose and intense imagery, this translation explores the relationship and struggle of the human body and its inner being. Completely paralyzed by Lou Gehrig s disease, Magali is imprisoned in her own body, able to communicate only by blinking her eyes. Feeling mentally free but physically trapped, she reflects on her pastand regardsherpresent physical existence as a prison. A relationship formed between Magali and her doctor gives one of them the hope to live and the other the grace to die.