ONE PUZZLING AFTERNOON by Emily Critchley – Alzheimer’s in Fiction


ONE PUZZLING AFTERNOON by Emily Critchley – Alzheimer’s in Fiction

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Lori La Bey talks with Emily Critchley has a first-class BA in Creative Writing and an MA with distinction in Creative Writing, and she lives in Hertfordshire where she works as a librarian. In the UK, she has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, long listed for the Branford Boase, and was a book of the week in the Sunday Times, and One Puzzling Afternoon is her U.S. debut.


  1. What the book is about.
  2. How did Emily learn about dementia to be able to have the main character in her book live with it?
  3. How were Wendy Mitchell’s books helpful for Emily?
  4. Why is Daniel the son’s character so important to the storyline?

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