I must have laughed and cried a thousand times... -- Message from Gary Robinson

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Re: I must have laughed and cried a thousand times... -- Message from Gary Robinson

Post by Maksiub1 » 13 Jul 2018, 11:30

Great piece I must say

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Post by Northernbird84 » 19 Jul 2018, 05:01

I am so intrigued! Can't wait to read this! xxx

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Post by joycechitwa » 19 Jul 2018, 08:34

Thank you Gary for this heartfelt letter. It's a beautiful backdrop for your book. It allows us to peek into your mind to know what message you really wanted to get across through the pages of the book. Indeed, it has softened my stance towards the book! I have been hesitant to pick up the book because just the title to me makes me imagine there's lots of dangerous stunts happening in the book (which there actually might be!). With your explanation though, I hope I will gain courage sooner or later to have a read. Cheers.

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Post by Abigail R » 19 Jul 2018, 09:01

Gary,

Thank you for writing this. I hope soon to laugh and cry along with you as I read your book. It sounds like a wonderful, heart felt story. I am glad to know before I read your book that you knew The Sword Swallower personally, I know this will add so much life and depth to the story.

Can't wait to read it and I will most definitely share my experience!
Thank you,
Abigail

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Post by EmeraldEyes8918 » 19 Jul 2018, 10:21

Hello to you Gary, and thank you so much for reaching out. The circus life has always fascinated me, as well as the world of street performers who are so diverse and passionate, and it sounds like your experience of writing the book was certainly a cathartic one.

I was initially nervous of reading about sword swallowing but now with your heartfelt message, it is on my reading list for this year.

Wishing you and your family the very best for the future.

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Post by KrisShah » 23 Jul 2018, 10:21

Beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

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Post by Samuel Waragu » 30 Jul 2018, 04:34

Thank you Gary Robinson for this disclosure and revelation. You are truly inspirational. At times I have felt the need to write a book detailing some of the life experiences but present most of them in fictional form. I didn't have a mentor. Now I can follow you closely for more inspirations. Thanks for the letter.
“If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too.”~Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991)


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Post by MishM1 » 30 Jul 2018, 12:40

This sounds amazingly therapeutic. It's refreshing when an author is honest with both himself and the reader about every side of the story, it invites readers to confront their own flaws in a safe space knowing that they're not alone. Thank you for the passion you dripped onto every page.I'd be delighted to give it a read.
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Post by Elvy08 » 30 Jul 2018, 17:12

I must confess that I had overlooked this book (I am a bit ashamed to say that I didn’t even read the description of it when it first popped up). After reading this, however, I am going straight to my shelves to add it to my want-to-read-list!

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Post by Raya raymond » 02 Aug 2018, 09:19

Thanks for the letter. I've not read the book but you talk so passionately about it. I have to read it

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Post by Ruba Abu Ali » 04 Aug 2018, 13:36

Thanks for this heart-warming letter Mr. Robinson. The passion and love you have put into this book are so evident.

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Post by izumagzy » 06 Aug 2018, 06:42

thanks for the message

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Post by Sadia Gul » 12 Aug 2018, 06:09

The way you explained your books mind and soul enforcing me to read it as fast as I can. I just wish that the thoughts and emotions of culture and society should deliver in an upright way and help the best way in perceiving and adopting our lives. Thanks

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Post by Book Bear » 14 Aug 2018, 10:55

I still haven't read this book. I'm going to go and do so now.

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