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Monday, October 29, 2018

A Long Goodbye by Anthony Le Moigan


The Swing of Things



Simon is extremely wealthy, a successful accountant and struck down with very early onset Alzheimers. Emma is married in a sort of a stuck in a groove marriage and is the manager of a Care institute. This is her life and she loves her work.

Simons admission to the Institute triggers off emotions that Emma thought were lost to her forever. The fact that despite his recurrent bouts of illness, that Simon reciprocated those feelings in full measure was a miracle for Emma.

The very quick progression of the disease, the brave face that Emma had to put on and go forward, their story was this story.

Emotional but not cloying, everything fell into place a little too neatly, but a very enjoyable read.

Sent to me by Netgalley for an unbiased review courtesy of Anthony Le Moignan.

3 comments:

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

Mystica, I'm glad you enjoyed this book in spite of its rather delicate theme.

Vicki said...

Sounds good, but also sad.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Oh wow, I like the sound of this.