This book is about an abused child , brutually tortured by his own mother. the child , the author himself recounts the horrific memories and grievious experiences he had when he was just an eight year old. this book is great for those who love heart - warming and real-life shocking incidents.the authors stressses on the fact that child abuse should be reduced by greatest extent. it starts with the author's feelings on how he starved for days without food, humiliated badly infront of everyone, abused by burning steel, and he was made to drink hot tabasco sauce. the author is puzzled on how a selfless mother turns into a ruthless murderer to her own children. the book really makes the reader in a tearful state or might melt his/her heart.