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The Unremembered Girl: A Novel (edition 2017)

by Eliza Maxwell (Author)

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Title:The Unremembered Girl: A Novel
Authors:Eliza Maxwell (Author)
Info:Lake Union Publishing (2017), 332 pages
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The Unremembered Girl tells the story of a family who comes across a feral girl living i the woods near their house in a small town in Texas. The mother, with the help of her son, invite the girl into their home to take care of her. There's also the added element of a group of people whose mysterious comings and goings at a nearby shack. It becomes clear that the girl is somehow connected to the people in the shack.

The story is full of family conflict, tragedy, loss and atonement. The characters were well rounded and the story maintained my interest right from the very beginning..

My only complaint is that about 2/3 of the way through the book, following a significant event, I felt the story began to take a bit of a melodramatic turn that I didn't care for. By this time, we knew the girl's story and the combination of these two factors seemed to lead to the story losing its way.

Despite this, a very good story and a worthwhile read. ( )
  BlackAsh13 | May 15, 2018 |
COULD NOT FINISH ( )
1 vote djts5420 | Dec 31, 2017 |
Well written. I liked it. ( )
  ibkennedy | Dec 7, 2017 |
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