Ghost boy Martin Pistorius | Paperback 256 pages
Martin Pistorius tells Ghost Boy in his childhood the locked-in syndrome experienced. At twelve began with a mysterious flu. Within eighteen months he was in a wheelchair and he could not communicate. He saw and heard everything, but nobody noticed. Your worst nightmare comes true.
Doctors thought Martin had a newborn cognitive level. He ended up in a nursing home for the disabled, where he became more and more removed from the world. After eleven years found a therapist Martin indeed responded to stimuli. She gave him attention, kept talking to him, and he was communicating with his eyes. He freed himself after twelve long years thanks to its hope his physical prison.
Ghost Boy is a gripping book. You live as a reader with Martin, his inability to express themselves. Experience how hope and perseverance all difficulties to overcome in life.
Martin Pistorius (South Africa, 1975) communicates via a voting machine, is married and lives in England. He is the author and web designer