Disempowered – Pamela Beasley


A very powerful and emotional novel based on a true story. Written in the first person. There are some strong characters. The first few chapters covering Pam´s background were a little slow (but still interesting and also they were required to understand the novel) and maybe could have been shortened, once you got passed this the book got much more captivating and was difficult to put down. I felt awful for Pam and the things that have happened to her. It certainly raises issues with the system in the country.

Highly recommended for readers who enjoy prison and autobiographical novels. A very interesting story that I finished in only one day, it certainly kept my attention from wandering to my real life. The author gets her point through to the reader about the awful system. Continue reading