• Elizabeth is Missing

    May 9, 2015 Reviews

    The story

    Elizabeth is Missing is about 82-year-old Maud’s journey as she searches for her friend, Elizabeth. With onset dementia, Maud tries to solve the case by piecing together a collection of self-written post-it notes. Whilst unravelling these clues, memories of another old case are triggered for Maud, who faces a losing battle with her illness as time and her deteriorating thoughts work against her.

    My thoughts

    Basing this story on a character suffering with dementia limited the …

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  • The Martian

    May 9, 2015 Reviews

    The Story

    The journey of a lifetime ends with astronaut, Mark Watney, being left stranded on Mars. Assumed dead, he is left on this red planet with a life expectancy of 31 days. His mission has now become to survive – can he?

    My thoughts

    The Martian offers the perfect start. It completely intrigued me and captured my imagination; I was honestly hooked from the first page and drawn to the character’s humour.

    In the book, Mark Watney tells …

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