When I was five I killed myself

Front Cover
Overlook Press, Jul 27, 2000 - Fiction - 191 pages
54 Reviews
Burton Rembrandt, an eight-year-old boy, is institutionalized for expressing his love for a schoolmate, Jessica, and scrawls his story on the walls of the "Quiet Room." 12,500 first printing.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
12
4 stars
19
3 stars
12
2 stars
8
1 star
3

Review: When I Was Five I Killed Myself

User Review  - Cherry - Goodreads

It needs time to sink in. There's a number of issues that need consideration. My major reflection is about how adults perceive children's actions; too much presumptions and lack of effort to truly care. There's more to think about. Read full review

Review: When I Was Five I Killed Myself

User Review  - Kathy Zilkha - Goodreads

This is a strange book. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
9
Section 3
11
Copyright

16 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Howard Buten, the author of seven novels published in France, is a performing artist known as Buffo the clown, who has played opera houses around the world. A clinical psychologist who won France's highest literary honor (Chevalier des Artes et Lettres) in 1991, he divides his time between Paris and New York.

Bibliographic information