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Forgetting Time

Author: Sharon Guskin  

Imagine your son keeps asking for his mother - but it's not you he wants...

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Imagine your son keeps asking for his mother - but it's not you he wants...

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"When I wasn't reading Sharon Guskin's The Forgetting Time, I was itching to return to it" Jodi PicoultNoah is four and wants to go home. The only trouble is he's already home.Janie's son is her world, and it breaks her heart that he has nightmares. That he's terrified of water. That he sometimes pushes her away and screams that he wants his real mother. That it's getting worse and worse and no-one seems to be able to help.In desperation, she turns to someone who might have an answer - but it may not be one she's ready to hear.It may also mean losing the one thing she loves more than anything. Noah.A novel that spans life, death and everything in between, The Forgetting Time tells an unforgettable story - about Noah, about love, and, above all, about the things we hold onto when we have nothing else.PRAISE FOR THE FORGETTING TIME"Irresistible ... Part mystery and part meditation on a mother's love for her child, this clever, heartfelt book kept me turning pages long into the night." Kate Morton, bestselling author of The Lake House"Gripping, deft and moving." New York Times"An explosive debut" Jodi Picoult"A beautiful tale of the bond between a mother and her young son as well as a gripping mystery" Diane Chamberlain"Truly remarkable" Tea Obreht, New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger's Wife

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Critic Reviews

“Captivating”

If you took to The Lovely Bones, you'll be completely engrossed by The Forgetting Time InStyle
When I wasn't reading The Forgetting Time, I was itching to return to it. Provocative, evocative, and fresh, Guskin's book is an explosive debut -- Jodi Picoult
Irresistible . . . Part mystery and part meditation on a mother's love for her child, this clever, heartfelt book kept me turning pages long into the night Kate Morton
For fans of The Lovely Bones, this psychological mystery will have you hooked until the case is closed Cosmopolitan
A beautiful tale of the bond between a mother and her young son as well as a gripping mystery . . . Reading The Forgetting Time becomes a personal journey as you try to remember all that you've forgotten -- Diane Chamberlain
Original, gripping and moving -- you'll be hooked from the start Essentials Magazine
A truly remarkable, dizzying and exquisite page-turner -- Téa Obreht
Amazing . . . An epic story about relationships Elle
Gripping, deft and moving New York Times
The Forgetting Time is about memory and forgetting, grieving and letting go, and the lengths a mother will go to for her child -- Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan Train
A magical, wise, page-turner of a novel that brings to mind the early work of Alice Hoffman. -- Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of Devotion
The kind of book that will make you do a big ugly cry Red Online
A bold, debut . . . Guskin amps up the suspense while raising provovative questions about the maternal bond and its limits . . . You'll be mesmerized People Magazine
Provocative and suspenseful BBC.com
A spellbinding ride. Guskin's beautifully rendered and wonderfully told novel explores the mysteries of how we connect to one another in the deepest of ways. An amazing book -- Mary Morris, author of The Jazz Palace
A cracking read Prima
Readers will be galvanized by Guskin's sharply realized and sympathetic characters with all their complications, contradictions, failures, sorrows, and hope. Booklist
Book of the Month, Candis
A near perfect book club read. It has the essential ingredient: a controversial theme guaranteed to provoke discussion among readers (a trait it shares with Jodi Picoult's bestsellers) The Bookseller
A compelling, dynamic, and intriguing debut novel American Booksellers Association
Like Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones, at its core it really is just superb fiction The Herald

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About the Author

Sharon Guskin has degrees from Yale University and the Columbia University School of the Arts, and has worked as a writer and producer of prize-winning documentary films.She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and two sons. The Forgetting Time is her first novel.

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'A gripping mystery' Diane Chamberlain 'Will have you hooked until the case is closed' Cosmopolitan 'Superb' Herald Noah is a little boy who knows things he shouldn't and remembers things he should have forgotten. And, as well as being a four-year-old called Noah, he remembers being a nine-year-old called Tommy.He remembers his house. His family. His mother. And now he wants to go home.Two boys. Two mothers. One unforgettable story . . . 'You'll be completely engrossed' InStyle 'Original, gripping and moving' Essentials 'Truly remarkable' T

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Pan Books
Published
1st September 2016
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Pages
416
ISBN
9781509806812

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