Publish date: February 17th 2009
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
It is difficult to review and grade this book, as I can see that it is cleverly constructed and perfectly illustrates the gradual demise and sense of confusion as Jake loses himself to dementia. On the other hand, it was very slow and I heaved a sigh of relief when I finally got to the end. I was ...
My rating should be 3.5 stars, which seems to be the average rating for this book at the moment I'm writing this review.This is the story of a man called Jacob or Jake. When we first join him he is in a small plan. His son, Henry, has given him a flight over the land where he lives as a birthday pre...
The Wilderness is the story of a man who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The novel is narrated from his point of view. At the beginning of the book he is relatively lucid though there are already clues to his deteriorating state; by the end of the book he is profoundly confused.It's not neces...