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10 thoughts on “Forgetting Zoë

  1. says:

    If Emma Donoghue's Room is focused relentlessly inwards on Jack then Ray Robinson’s Forgetting Zoë faces outwards reaching across vast landscapes and into the lives of not just its abductee but also her mother and her c

  2. says:

    Thought this was a great story 10 year old Zoe is kidnapped by Thurman and kept prisoner in a disused nuclear bunker at his isolated Arizona farm The characterisation is great as first of all you are introduced to Thurman

  3. says:

    This story of the abduction of a ten year old girl or rather because the abduction is barely mentioned This story of the events leading up to the abduction of a ten year old girl her incarceration her escape and the effect this all has on people was a huge pleasure The story was plenty enough to keep me interested and the standard of writing was beautiful and poignant and incredibly real There is a real sense of place about the two main loc

  4. says:

    I'd love to say I loved it Almost did I think the main problem is that none of the characters are at all sympathetic He's telling us to feel for them rather than making it happen Extraordinary sense of place and landscapes though Overall a yes but a ualified one

  5. says:

    Oh the detail Amazing prose almost every page has a phrase or sentence that bursts with rich vocabulary or inner revelations And you begin thinking how could this be? But it becomes believable and over the only possible narrative An author of great skill

  6. says:

    NB 4 stars is in appreciation for the skill involved in the writing I did not 'really like it'This came out the same year that Room did I read R

  7. says:

    The shape of this was not as I anticipated; the balance of the protagonists different Ray Robinson chose not to explain uite a lot o

  8. says:

    I thought this book was good but strange It jumped a lot between thurman and his parents Zoe and her mother after the kidnap I did enjoy it tho

  9. says:

    Disturbing uick read

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Forgetting Zoë

Turning sour Even the arrest of a suspect and Ingrid's newly established relationship with Zoë's father isn't enough to stop the nightmare from which there is no wakingEnslaved in her underground tomb deprived of food and light and water the girl Zoe once was steadily begins to disappear Allowed to see and hear only what Thurman permits she lives in a world that. NB 4 stars is in appreciation for the skill involved in the writing I did not really like it This came out the same year that Room did I read Room without too many difficulties because Emma Donoghue never steps outside of her child narrator We only see what Jack sees and Jack s Ma makes sure to cover his eyes and thus ours from the true horror of their situation With Forgetting Zoe there is no such filter First of all we meet Thurman Hayes It is a cliche to show how the once sweet child could become a monster yet films such as The Phantom Menace show just how hard it is to depict the development of evil convincingly We are never in any doubt as to what he will become the brief foreword describes the local reaction to what he d done nobody saw it coming but nobody showed any real surprise Thurman was a loner he had few real friends his father loathe Encounters with Rauschenberg underground tomb deprived of food and light and water the girl Zoe once was steadily begins to disappear Allowed to see and hear only what Thurman permits she lives in a world that. NB 4 stars is in appreciation for the skill involved in the writing I did not really like it This came out the same year that Room did I read Room without too many difficulties because Emma Donoghue never steps outside of her child narrator We only see what Jack sees and Jack s Ma makes sure to cover his eyes and thus ours from the true horror of their situation With Forgetting Zoe there is no such filter First of all we meet Thurman Hayes It is a cliche to show how the once sweet child could become a monster yet films such as The Phantom Menace show just how hard it is to depict the development of evil convincingly We are never in any doubt as to what he will become the brief foreword describes the local reaction to what he d done nobody saw it coming but nobody showed any real surprise Thurman was a loner he had few real friends his father loathe

summary Forgetting Zoë

Zoë Nielsen was just like any other ten year old walking to school not knowing that a chance encounter with Thurman Hayes would lead to her abduction and imprisonment in a converted nuclear bunker beneath a remote Arizona ranch houseBack home 4000 miles away on an island off the coast of Newfoundland the press coverage surrounding Zoe's mother Ingrid is rapidly. This story of the abduction of a ten year old girl or rather because the abduction is barely mentioned This story of the events leading up to the abduction of a ten year old girl her incarceration her escape and the effect this all has on people was a huge pleasure The story was plenty enough to keep me interested and the standard of writing was beautiful and poignant and incredibly real There is a real sense of place about the two main locations rendered by description and even in a short novel you came to understand and empathise with several of the main characters so well painted are they I might potentially knock half a star off because I was so immersed in the rich language that I lost the thread of the plot in places also not helped by the stylistic choice to separate out certain time periods and locations less clearly than they might have bee

summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Ray Robinson

Is all about his needs and wants being metBut over time Thurman will grow tired of the rapidly maturing Zoë And when he decides it is time to get rid of her Zoë must finally make her bid for freedom Forgetting Zoë is a moving epic tale of courage survival horror and loss that explores how a bond of affection and intimacy can develop between captive and captor. Disturbing uick read

  • Paperback
  • 288
  • Forgetting Zoë
  • Ray Robinson
  • English
  • 19 December 2019
  • 9780434020324

About the Author: Ray Robinson

Robinson first won attention in 2006 with his debut novel Electricity It was shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors' Club First Novel Award The film adaptation of Electricity starring Agyness Deyn Tom Georgeson and Christian Cooke made its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival 2014 and won Best Screenplay at the National Film Awards 2015Robinson'