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by Emma Healey
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Dem rated it 6 years ago
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 rated it 7 years ago
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 rated it 7 years ago
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.
Heather's Book Blog
Heather's Book Blog rated it 7 years ago
I tried to like this novel p. I really did but couldn't get through it
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Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it 7 years ago
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 7 years ago
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/
JDCMustReadBooks rated it 8 years ago
By: Emma Healey ISBN-13: 9780062309662Publisher: HarperCollins PublishersPublication date: 6/10/2014Pages: 320Format: Audio/OtherMy Rating: 4 Stars Emma Healey’s ELIZABETH IS MISSING, a riveting debut novel, offering readers firsthand insight into the intense thoughts and confusion, of an elderl...
katiewilkins186 rated it 8 years ago
Since I would never describe Elizabeth Is Missing as a light book, I’m surprised to say that it was a very quick read. The mystery of what happened to Maud’s friend Elizabeth brings back memories of her sister’s disappearance years ago. Both mysteries proceed in parallel. Both fired up my curiosity ...
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