Cathy Johnson

Critic

UK

Cathy Johnson is a Book lover and book blogger. She writes book reviews, author interviews & book extracts.

Wake Me When I’m Gone

Date: 05 Sep 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
Wake Me When I’m Gone tells the story of Ese, widowed and bringing up her young son, Noah, alone. The language is simple and straightforward, almost in the manner of a fable, and the sense that the reader is listening to a story is enhanced by the first-person narrative. There is a timeless quality to the tale being told, although from the mention of items like radios, it is clear that it is set not that far off the present. I felt the picture ...