The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Update

I’m up to 1977 now – Paul and Phoebe are 13. I’m still struggling with David and Caroline’s decisions. However, the writing is beautiful – very visual almost poetic in her choice of words. Each chapter is written from a different point of view – Norah, David or Caroline – and the inner experience if each one is very well documented. I almost understand David’s decision (and perhaps by the end I will) and I can see Norah’s life slowly unravelling. Caroline (at this stage) seems to be the only one living a happy and fulfilling life (not without frustrations).

More later …

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