The Remembering

Susan Sinnott

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ISBN: 9781774711002

The Remembering

  Author:   Susan Sinnott    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited

The highly anticipated debut work of adult fiction from award-winning author of crossover novel Catching the Light, following three generations of Newfoundland women.

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Some memories are treasured, re-read like a favourite book. Some are traumatic and won’t stay buried. But memories can be unreliable, can fade and mutate. They affect our actions and choices.

Memories of a happy marriage comfort Liz through widowhood, while flashbacks to a devastating sexual assault overwhelm her youngest daughter, Eve. Her middle daughter, Carlie, is building a new life in another country but longing for home is pulling her back, while Ginny, the eldest, takes on everyone?s problems as her own. Eve’s daughter, Rosie, remembers nothing of her absent father and yearns to track him down against her family’s wishes.

Then Liz is diagnosed with dementia, and the family’s resilience is tested as the matriarch begins to falter. If life is all memory, what is left when it’s gone?

Memory is at the core of all these women’s lives: elusive, intrusive, helpful or misleading. What’s revealed is a story about the struggle to maintain a sense of family, home, and self, amidst all life can throw at you.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781774711002
Item NB1611
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
Published on September 27 2022
Language eng
Pages 288
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
Susan Sinnott was born in the UK and now lives in St. John's, Newfoundland. She was awarded the Percy Janes First Novel Award for her then-unpublished manuscript, "Just Like Always," (Catching the Light) and an excerpt was adapted for inclusion in Racket, an anthology of short fiction by the Port Authority writing group, edited by Lisa Moore. Susan has also contributed to the Newfoundland Quarterly Online.