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The Wilderness - Samantha Harvey
The Wilderness
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3.50 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385527637 (0385527632)
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
3.5 Memories, truths, confusion?
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 ...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
3.0
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...
Random Utopias
Random Utopias rated it
3.0 The Wilderness
This book is very interesting and the story is envolving. My only mistake was to read it when school was a mess and, eventually, I had to make a few breaks, which compromised my complete understanding of the book. I still think this book is beautiful and all the "madness" in it is overwelming - in a...
The City Of Invention
The City Of Invention rated it
5.0 A Moving Story Narrated By A Deteriorating Mind
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...
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