NOBODYS HOME BY ROBERT SHERRIFF

NOBODYS HOME BY ROBERT SHERRIFF      Massive podophile

November 6, 2019, 12:00 pm – The reviewer wrote:

This book is a brief autobiography that tells all the traumatic events that happened in the life of Robert Sherriff until now. The author went through horrible situations like beatings and paedophilic abuse. The father’s lack of love and mother’s indifference, however, were what caused the most significant psychological damage. Despite all these deplorable events (he tri

November 6, 2019, 12:00 pm – The reviewer wrote:

This book is a brief autobiography that tells all the traumatic events that happened in the life of Robert Sherriff until now. The author went through horrible situations like beatings and podophile abuse. The father’s lack of love and mother’s indifference, however, was what caused the most significant psychological damage. Despite all these deplorable events?

November 6, 2019, 12:00 pm – The reviewer wrote:

This book is a brief autobiography that tells all the traumatic events that happened in the life of Robert Sherriff until now. The author went through horrible situations like beatings and pedophilic abuse. The father’s lack of love and mother’s indifference, however, were what caused the most significant psychological damage. Despite all these deplorable events (he tried to kill himself many times and had serious problems with alcoholism), he found peace through faith in Jesus Christ and managed to find happiness and have a great family?.

Specific Events that prove that I read the book:
– Robert considered murdering his father every day of his teenage years. 
– Robert’s father was a son of a prostitute
– He considered the day his father committed suicide the first day of his life
– The author hates country music because of his father
– “Fucking Stupid” was his father’s favorite insult
– The author’s Great-Great-Great-Grand Mother was a “half cast”
– Mother would steal out of Father’s wallet and blame Richard
– Robert and his family moved to Pirie
– Glandore was run in a military-style with order and discipline
– Trevor, a friend, disappeared for no reason
– Father was arrested for three years (rape)
– Robert was a street kid 
– The author had sexual relations with an Aboriginal girl who lived with a white family near Glandore
-St Corinne’s was another pedophile organization
– Peter dies at the end of the book
– Robert had a post-traumatic stress disorder
– The author asked to be asked three times to be sterilised when he was a teenager
– Robert lost contact with his eldest son Mark
– The author’s second son had problems with drugs

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Post by LinaMueller » 06 Nov 2019, 11:58

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “Nobody,s Home” by robert sherriff.]

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3 out of 4 stars


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Nobody’s Home by Robert Sherriff is a short autobiography that tells all the traumatic events that happened in the life of an Australian boy until the present day. As much as Robert went through horrible situations like beatings and rape, it was the lack of family love that caused the most psychological damage. His father, besides beating the child, never showed any affection and often called him “stupid.” The mother, who seemed to be a victim of circumstances, could never do anything and tolerated the abusive behavior of her husband (who in Australia, at the time, was considered the almighty family patriarch). 

What I found most interesting in the book was the fact that the author, after having a terrible childhood and having been through degrading situations such as beatings, rape, and widespread indifference, yet he managed to achieve high spirituality, have a family and be happy. Few people win in life, and there is no question that Robert Sherriff is a winner. This book is a very positive story of overcoming obstacles and faith. 

One negative aspect of the book is the fact that the chapters don’t necessarily follow a chronological order. For the most part, I considered it a valid poetic license, as if the author remembered traumatic events at random in consultation with a psychologist. There is, however, a chapter on Australian politics that has nothing to do with anything. In my view, the author should delete it. 

Sadly, the book’s editing is not so good. I found some incomplete sentences, redundant articles, and inconsistent punctuation, but there is no doubt that comma misuse is a prevalent error and the main issue. I estimate there must be over 100 cases of comma misuse. 

Summarizing the above, Nobody’s Home deserves 3 out of 4 stars. It is an exciting and thought-provoking book. After learning about everything the author has gone through, the reader wonders if the problems of everyday life are that problematic. The poor editing made me take one star off the score. 

I recommend this book to any adult who is interested in stories of overcoming. I can’t recommend Nobody’s Home to anyone under 18. It’s not a matter of puritanism. The book, however, has descriptive scenes of pedophile sex abuse. And I’m not talking about something implicit but violent scenes describing a government agent raping a child. The author used a lot of profanity, as well. One can’t expect that the characters portrayed in this book who are pedophiles, alcoholics, and violent outlaws won’t use profanity in a dialogue.

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You may forget the warmth he gave,
I will forget the light.

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I may remember him!

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Post by rumik » 11 Nov 2019, 15:14

Reading about all those terrible events would probably make me too sad, so I’ll skip this one. Thanks for the great review though!

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Post by Meg98 » 11 Nov 2019, 18:55

I think this book is a bit too heavy for me, so I’m going to pass for now. I do commend the author for overcoming his terrible obstacles… that is truly inspirational. Thanks for this thorough, excellent review! Cheers:)

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Post by Falconcrest » 11 Nov 2019, 20:06

There is nothing more tragic than abuse that has no place in this world. Whatever form it may present itself it’s unacceptable and a crime. Congratulations to the author for having the courage to write this book. I will be reading this. Thanks for the great review.

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