Elizabeth Is Missing

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Meet Maud...'Elizabeth is missing', reads the note in Maud's pocket in her own handwriting. Lately, Maud's been getting forgetful. She keeps buying peach slices when she has a cupboard full, forgets to drink the cups of tea she's made and writes note ...Continua
Wild Raccoon
Ha scritto il 02/06/15
A unique story. I haven't read or even heard about a plot in which the main character's got dementia and narrates though her daily life. I truly enjoyed it and only wish it were translated into Catalan. It made me very sad at times and made me think...Continua
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 08/01/15
“Elizabeth is missing” is the sole notation made on most of the innumerable notes that Maud Horsham constantly makes and puts in any available pocket, as a hoped-for aid to her increasingly failing memory. Maud is in an advancing state of dementia,...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/08/14

I've also written: would only take one bad lot. But that's true of everything. And anyway you can't go around being afraid of everyone. You have to let some people into your home.

Ha scritto il 31/07/14
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...Continua
Ha scritto il 19/06/14


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