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Elizabeth is missing

Author: Emma Healey
Publisher: Melbourne, VIC : Penguin Group (Australia), 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But there's one thing Maud is sure of: her friend Elizabeth is missing. The note in her pocket tells her so. And no matter who tells her to stop going on about it, to leave it alone, to shut up, Maud will get  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Healey
ISBN: 9780241968185 0241968186
OCLC Number: 897018127
Awards: Short-listed for Costa First Novel Award 2014
Description: 274 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Emma Healey.

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Meet Maud. Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen  Read more...

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The novel is both a gripping detective yarn and a haunting depiction of mental illness, but also more poignant and blackly comic than you might expect from that description... perhaps Healey's Read more...

 
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