Tiny Pieces of Enid
From Shelf: The BA Summer Books Catalogue
A moving tale of companionship and ageing from the author of We Are Animals. Enid suspects that Olivia, daughter-in-law of one of her care home's other residents is in danger.
'Hypnotic and very moving' Beth Morrey Enid isn't clear about much these days. But she does feel a strong affinity with Olivia, a regular visitor to her dementia home in a small coastal town. If only she could put her finger on why. Their silent partnership intensifies when Enid, hoping to reconnect with her husband Roy, escapes from the home. With help from an imaginary macaw, she uncovers some uncomfortable truths about Olivia's marriage and delves into her own forgotten past. A deeply touching story of love, age and companionship, evoking the unnoticed everyday moments that can mean the world to the people living them, Tim Ewins' second novel will delight fans of his acclaimed debut, We Are Animals.
Format: Paperback / softback