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Going Back

Going Back

  • Title: Going Back
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  • Format : Mass Market Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 294 pages


Some memories aren t really memories at all In 1978, Andrew Macintyre was 15 years old and on the greatest adventure of his life when he was drawn into the troubled life of Karla, the woman who would disturb his dreams for the next 25 years He has buried the memory of what she did to him ever since, but an encounter with her brother reveals a shocking reality he can t ign Some memories aren t really memories at all In 1978, Andrew Macintyre was 15 years old and on the greatest adventure of his life when he was drawn into the troubled life of Karla, the woman who would disturb his dreams for the next 25 years He has buried the memory of what she did to him ever since, but an encounter with her brother reveals a shocking reality he can t ignore.He travels back to the village in Germany he only dimly remembers and the truth is slowly revealed to him the truth about the boy he was, and about the man he might yet be Clare, the girl he worshipped from afar, becomes the friend he had needed all along, and together they piece together what really happened As everyone affected by that summer comes together, Andrew hopes that memories, like wounds, can heal


Author Richard Watt

Richard Watt was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1962 He has a degree in Linguistics from Edinburgh University, and has spent much of his working life in sales and IT Richard s writing career took off when he became a regular contributor to the Prince George Citizen newspaper with his Dear Friends columns, written during the process of moving to the northern BC city in 2006 Since moving to Canada




Going Back Reviews (8)

  • Wow, that was really good is exactly what I said to my husband right after reading the last page Many different characters were part of this story and the author did such a wonderful job of developing them that I felt drawn into their lives The connections this group of characters had with each othe [..]

  • This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Above all, this book surprised me I picked it up thinking that it would be something else than it was but it turned out to be the story of a girl raping a boy and how that echoed over the next 25 years, the repercussions [..]

  • I received a free copy of the ebook in return for an honest review.A good first novel If you read Going Back, be patient The first couple of chapters are pretty slow with a lot of description of Andrew s drive and of the airport which makes it difficult to get into the book However, it s a good stor [..]

  • Going Back by Richard WattRead June 20th 2013I loved the way this book drew me in It started with powerful words Foreshadowing drags you along not protesting and the rhetorical questions lull the reader into a sense of comfort The idea of the school journey was excellent and comforting till you real [..]

  • I received this book free through goodreads first reads.For the most part I enjoyed this book I felt the book s main strength was the characterisation I felt I got to know the main characters extremely well and they were developed throughout the book possibly better that most books I have read.I fou [..]

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