Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s’

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Five words from the blurb: Alzheimer’s, memories, harrowing, family, loving Still Alice is one of those books that seems to receive universal praise. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a negative review for it and so I expected to fall in love with Alice, ending the book in an emotional heap. Unfortunately that didn’t happen […]

The Story of Forgetting – Stefan Merrill Block

Five words from the blurb: Alzheimer’s, truth, forgetting, family, history The Story of Forgetting is a novel about a rare form of Alzheimer’s that affects sufferers at a devastatingly young age. Seth is just fifteen-years-old when his mother is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. He realises that he knows very little about her past and so decides to investigate, discovering some surprising […]