The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin

The Forgetting Time

Sharon Guskin

The possibility of re-incarnation has long interested me, as has, to a lesser extent, the possibility of the restless ghost. This novel and its many interesting, fallibly human but never sentimentalised characters, enthused me as much as 'The Time Traveller's Wife' AND 'The Lovely Bones' disappointed me. Try it for yourself and see what you think.

Extract

He, Professor Anderson, should have known better .... He knew this wasn't India, where the villagers would eager to point out possible rebirths ... excited about the possibility of proving what they already knew. On American cases you were careful.

Parallels
  • Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • The Gingerbread House by Kate Beaufoy

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