Review of The Villains Who Snapped My Spine

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Review of The Villains Who Snapped My Spine

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[Following is an official review of "The Villains Who Snapped My Spine" by A. H. Nazzareno.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The Villains Who Snapped My Spine is a collection of the author's life experiences. A. H. Nazzareno suffered from severe back pain. At first, he didn't think of it as a serious ailment. He only took Advil, thinking that it might get better, but it kept getting worse. A lot of people suggested different ideas. Though he tried to follow them, nothing changed. Later on, Nazzareno and his wife, Michelle, visited a hospital, and it was found that he had myxopapillary ependymona, which some people also refer to as "slow spinal cord cancer". That was when the true enemy, his villain, hit him hard. Can he survive it? This was the question I was very eager to find an answer to as I flipped each page.

Honestly, this book reminded me of one of Steve Jobs' last words: "Material things lost can be found, but there's one thing that can be lost and never be found: life". The author and Steve Jobs shared a similar sickness, and they also understood what was important in life. One may never know how short life is until a terrible event happens.

I liked the way the author wrote this book. Nazzareno's use of figures of speech and humor didn't fail to keep me in a light mood. Even when I felt that the author was passing through a lot, I was still happy to keep reading. It was amazing to read about how he handled his villains. I also loved the relationship that Nazzareno had with his best friend, who later became his wife after a decade of dating. I admire how he praised her in his writing and how he loved and respected her. Their marriage was outstanding. Michelle was a lovely woman who stood for her husband through thick and thin. The author's mind was like another world; I admired how he thought about every single event that had happened to him, and I believe that anyone can learn from them. Seeing the author refer to the challenges he faced as "villains" was interesting. Truly, they were.

There's hardly anything to dislike about this book. I came across something that seemed like a repetition, but it did not affect my reading experience. This book was perfectly edited, as I did not encounter errors while reading it. I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars because it deserves nothing less than a perfect rating. There was a lot to learn from the author's life experience.

I recommend this book to young teenagers and anyone suffering from any disease, especially cancer. This book could be a great motivation to readers dealing with "villains"; it contains a lot of life lessons.

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Post by mutumafrank »

I loved your review. Its always interesting read a book that has actually experiences. Am adding this book to my shelf
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Post by Faiso »

what a coincidence! I am currently reading an autobiography and I've picked up ideas on how to write my review. Well done for this wonderful review
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Post by Kavita Shah »

The title is eerie and eye-catching. Something lost but never found: life, it's a great quote. Thank you for a wonderful review and it sounds like a nice book to read.
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Post by Amzes17 »

Truly, one may never know how short life is until we are forced to acknowledge the little time we have left. As you did not give away whether or not the writer survived this ordeal, I'll have to find out for myself.
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Post by Elenimo Chembe »

The life of. Nazzareno seems to be extraordinary and sombre. I like that the author infused some humour into the narrative. Thanks for the review.
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Post by Sarah Sonbol »

"One may never know how short life is until a terrible event happens". I totally agree with that. Your review is wonderful and it would be great to read this book. I also think that the book' title is really catchy.
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Post by Uwe Neufeld »

I love books of courages people who fight a deadly desease. It gives me hope that I also can overcome my obstacles. And it makes me thankfull for having a healthy body. Nice review!
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Post by Stizzy Monday »

You've written a wonderful review with a good summary! I'd like to read this book to learn about the tragic accident and the powers behind it. Can't wait to read this book. Thank you for the review.
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Post by Beebar »

I totally enjoyed reading your review. This review has piqued my interest, and I look forward to reading this book and finding out more details for myself. Thank you for the honest feedback.
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Post by Favour Ojonugwa »

I adore reading books about brave individuals who battle fatal diseases. It gives me hope that I can likewise get beyond my challenges. And it makes me grateful that my body is in good shape. good review
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Post by diana lowery »

The title of the book caught my attention, and I was surprised to learn the subject matter was cancer. I enjoyed your honest review and learned a lot from the information you provided.
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