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Elizabeth Is Missing - Emma Healey
Elizabeth Is Missing
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4.29 35
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062309662 (0062309668)
ASIN: 0062309668
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery Thriller
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Dem
Dem rated it
3.0 Elizabeth Is Missing
Elizabeth is missing was an emotional story about an elderly lady who is living with dementia.I liked the story as I found it extremely effective at highlighting how difficult the illness is on family members; I found the character of Helen so real in this story and I am sure there are daughters an...
XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
1.0 Elizabeth Is Missing
Whilst it's quite unique to write a book from the point of view of a senile lady with severe memory loss problems (Alzheimers, not specified, though) it is utterly imperative to write it in a way that isn't utterly boring, slow and, well, like the narrator has Alzheimers. It is obviously repetitive ...
KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
3.0 Elizabeth Is Missing
I will be recommending this to my mother who was so fascinated by her own mother's dementia that she went back to school and became a gerontologist. Cleverly written from the POV of an elderly woman with dementia, you get a small flavor as to what that might be like.
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
3.0 Elizabeth is Missing
Elizabeth Is Missing, the debut novel by Emma Healey, is billed as a mystery but is more so the story of 80 year old Maud's decline into dementia. The book draws well the image of a woman trying to hold onto the fragments of her memory, and in doing so, solve the mystery of her sister's disappearanc...
If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it
5.0 Elizabeth Is Missing
One of the most emotionally engrossing novels I've ever read. A truly stunning debut. Full review here: http://ifthesebookscouldtalk.com/2014/08/04/elizabeth-missing/
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