6 July 1995
Show More A Match to the Heart: One Woman’s Story of Being Struck by Lightning by Gretel Ehrlich.
Fourth Estate, 200 pp., £9.99, February 1995, 1 85702 293 9Show More
“... We find – and may find it odd – that the deepest engagement with another person that Ehrlich has in this book is with a stranger anaesthetised on an operating table. The room was cold. Steam rose from the opened cavity. I felt as if I had broken into a hidden cave and come upon rubies ... Looking past skin, red tissue, white bone, into a chest held open by a steel frame, I saw a beating heart ...”