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Come on Granddad: Hold My Hand [EPUB] ✴ Come on Granddad: Hold My Hand By Edward Evans – Thomashillier.co.uk Come on Granddad is a novel about the right way and wrong way of looking after someone with Alzheimer s It is a disease much feared, yet, as we see here, with the understanding and love of those surro Granddad: Hold PDF Æ Come on Granddad is a novel about the right way and Come on PDF \ wrong way of looking after someone with Alzheimer s It is a on Granddad: Hold PDF ✓ disease much feared, yet, as we see here, with the understanding and love of those surrounding the sufferer, much can be done to ease their conditionWhen he shows the first signs of Alzheimer s, David s wife Phoebe is unsympathetic She married him for his money, and now his changing behaviour threatens to embarrass her, so she just wants him locked away where no one will find him However, David, knows his wife only too well and makes a will whilst he is still of sound mind, that cuts her out of any inheritance completely, unless she allows him to be nursed at homeTrue love comes late and unexpectedly to David when he meets Constance She is the one who supports him through the shock of diagnosis, and helps him cope with Alzheimer s, as his condition worsens Constance s love gives him the calm and stability he needs but also, at last, a joyful love affair Edward Evans s novel offers a unique insight into the experiences and suffering of Alzheimer s patients David tells his own story through the thoughts he cannot communicate to others As he charts the slow and painful destruction of his mind by this terrible disease, we share the horror and pain of Phoebe s callous behaviour and the poignant last grasp at love in his relationship with the lovely Constance At times shocking and almost unbearably sad, Come on Granddad is also a testament to the transformative power of love Constance s love nurtures David as his mind deteriorates, slows the process and makes the experience easier for all to bear We see that in pain there can also be joy we see that love can come at any age, and in Come on Granddad we share the happiness that David and Constance find with each other despite David s illness.


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  1. Gail Marchant Gail Marchant says:

    Edward Evans has wrote the most moving book about Alzheimer s the effect it has on all the family and friends The main character David has made mark in life well of after working hard giving his wife, his children a good lifeThen David starts forgetting things The book is told in David s words how he is trapped losing his memoriesThere is happiness when he befriends Constance But disappointment at the cruelty of his nearest Fabulous book very emotional


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