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'Elizabeth is Missing' by Emma Healey:

I found this book fascinating. The author has done a lot of research about dementia and I could hardly believe it was a first book. Lots of detail about dementia sufferers and their carers. I found that the numerous time shifts was a bit confusing at times but then it reflected the jumble in Maud's mind so appropriate to be written in this style I suppose.

It was good to have the mystery of Sukey's disappearance woven into it. Therefore it wasn't just about Maud and her dementia which could have made it boring I suppose. I wanted to complete this book mainly to find out the answer to the reason why Elizabeth was missing and what happened to Sukey.

This was a quick read and I found myself skimming at times which is something I don't normally do. I may read further books by this author if the synopsis tempts me.

1 comment:

  1. Sorry there has been no reviews from me lately as the Book Club has closed. However I am hoping to join other book clubs soon so keep looking as I will be back.