The Things We Keep: A Novel Kindle Edition by Sally Hepworth

Anna Forster is diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s.  She moves into Rosalind house a care facility where she meets many new friends and Luke a fellow housemate who has a brain injury as well.  Luke and Anna are close in age and soon bond with one another, but as their relationship evolves their families and caregivers are plagued with questions.  The story is told from a variety of perspectives from Anna in the present day, from Anna’s diary, as well as through the eyes of the cook Eve and her daughter Clementine, who are starting a new life after her husband leaves them in a bit of a pickle.  Luke and Anna and their fellow residents will take you on a journey as they put their lives in order, make peace with their pasts and try to leave a legacy for the future.  A touching story of love and hope despite the rough times life throws at us.  Thank you to the publisher for providing my copy.


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