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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF I’ve enjoyed everything by Emma Donoghue that I’ve read so there was no doubting I was going to miss out on this With the freuenc

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF As in her bestselling novel Room Donoghue returns to the relationship of an adult and child Unlike Room the circumstances are very different A

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF Akin by Emma Donoghue audiobookNoah Selvaggio an urbane 79 year old retired professor pads carefully about his smart Manhattan apartme

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF Download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Â Emma Donoghue Beginning in New York CityAt the start of this novelsocial worker Rosa Figueroa connects the 79 year old retired widowed professor Noah Selvaggio and his 11 year old great nephew Michael Young togetherMichael’s mother Amber was in prison Michael’s father Victor died young from a drug overdose who was married

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF Emma Donoghue  7 Read & Download Download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB  Emma Donoghue 4 stars A multi layered endearing and intriguing family journeyThe main relationship in this novel is between great uncle and great nephew Seventy nine year old widowed Noah is great uncle to Michael the son of Noah’s deceased nephew Noah f

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF I loved Akin 79 year old Noah is about to embark on a trip to Nice when he receives an unexpected call reuesting assistance to care for his 11 year old great nephew Michael Instead of cancelling the trip Noah begrudgingly ag

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    Read Akin Author Emma Donoghue Emma Donoghue  7 Read & Download [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF Find all of my reviews at StarsAm I in a book slump? It seems my “mehs” are seriously outweighing my yeahs at this point Alright so I’m the naysayer when it comes to the Akin party I don’t know what’s wrong with me Aside from the aforementioned possible slump as well as the fact that I consistently suck turtles I mean there’s ze

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF 15 I will select the civil notes I scribbled while reading this one Pretentious wind bagging does a recently abandoned child need to know how a Le Corbusier chair works ?Stop peppering “Dude” in every conversation between the old man and the eleven year old Reading about characters googling historical information and then relaying said information does not make for exciting readingThere is just not enough story here and it is

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    [Akin Author Emma Donoghue] EBOOK / PDF Touching Witty Heartbreaking Emma Donoghue’s latest is all of those and This was such a wonderful read that I found myself savoring it reading only a chapter or so a night making it lastNoah is a retired chemistry professor living in New York His wife Joan passed away nearly a decade ago Noah is originally from France and he’s finally planned a trip to his birthplace Nice But shortly before his trip he receives a call from s

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    Emma Donoghue  7 Read & Download Download Í eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB  Emma Donoghue Read Akin Author Emma Donoghue Emma Donoghue was a successful novelist long before her seventh novel “Room” eclipsed all her previous work and brought her international fame If you read it you’ll never forget 5 year old Jack who describes

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Akin Author Emma Donoghue Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB S to appreciate the boy's truculent wit and Michael's ease with tech and sharp eye help Noah unearth troubling details about their family's past Both come to grasp the risks people in all eras have run for their loved ones and find they are akin than they knewWritten with all the tenderness and psychological intensity that made Room an international bestseller Akin is a funny heart wrenching tale of an old man and a boy born two generations apart who unpick their painful story and start to write a new one togeth. Find all of my reviews at StarsAm I in a book slump It seems my mehs are seriously outweighing my yeahs at this point Alright so I m the naysayer when it comes to the Akin party I don t know what s wrong with me Aside from the aforementioned possible slump as well as the fact that I consistently suck turtles I mean there s zero doubt that Emma Donoghue knows how to tell a story unfortunately I just didn t connect with this oneMaybe my expectations were too high I was lucky enough to read Room before the hype train left the station and no one had ever heard of it and I picked up and really enjoyed The Wonder upon my reaction to Room I actually took a gander at the blurb after wiping the drool off my face from that gorgeous cover and went into this expecting a feel good tale in the form of an elderly curmudgeon obtaining a new lease on life courtesy of a sassy whippersnapper Well I got the sassy whippersnapper It s an rather than a when it s followed by a vowel an atheist Like you re AN asshole He supposed he deserved that one And I guess I got the feel good but not in the form I was expecting we ll get to that in a second However the elderly curmudgeon I was hoping for Notsamuch More like But with a very large side order of Which lemme tell ya was 100% not believable when talking about a 79 year old who talks like an instruction manual and never had any childrenAs for the story itself Well It starts with our main character Noah preparing for a trip to the South of France where he was born He s forced to alter his plans adding a plus one when a never before met great nephew named Michael emerges needing an emergency interim caretaker due to his mother being in the slammer Things got awkward for me immediately upon the arrival to Nice which either was already pre planned as one of the most boring walks down memory lane EVER or went off the rails into a Nancy Drew episode upon Noah discovering some old photographs while cleaning out his recently deceased sister s things that he decides must be monumental or she wouldn t have kept them despite her being described as a bit of a packrat with boxes upon boxes of mementos that hold absolutely no sentimental value to Noah Now mind you these two are staying here But it s like the author has ever been there despite having lived there and being very vocal about how much she loves the South of France because very little regarding the fact that it is a paradise is mentioned Instead they go searching for the source and story behind these old pictures Noah eats stereotypical touristy types of food that an American with a real daring palate would eat like snails Michael is a child so he pretty much only wants French fries Young Michael also proves to be the real brains behind the organization and can take one gander at a photo and instantly know what it iswhere it might be despite the fact that he s ELEVEN years old and has never been to Nice This is the second book I ve reviewed in as many days where the characters didn t feel authentic and had me wondering if Donoghue has ever met an eleven year old This kid read like 14 or 15 aside from the fact that he did do that really effing annoying thing all kids seem to be doing now Michael called it ballgazers and that actually made me laugh a little but I m sure would not please most parents and teachers My kids just say that s a neck and then karate chop the shit out of you for lookingMichael s unfortunate familial circumstances also get whitewashed because apparently this is a book about an adultchild relationship that is very unlike Room in that no darkness should dare to tread The mystery of the photos could have been something that resulted in an amazingly skillet to the face type of reveal but no Again this book is all about love and light Except when it came to any time Noah talked about his nephew and Michael s father WTF was up with that

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Akin Author Emma Donoghue Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB R's wartime years But he receives a call from social services Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven year old great nephew he's never met who urgently needs someone to look after him Out of a feeling of obligation Noah agrees to take Michael along on his trip Much has changed in this famously charming seaside mecca still haunted by memories of the Nazi occupation The unlikely duo suffering from jet lag and culture shock bicker about everything from steak frites to screen time But Noah gradually come. 4 stars A multi layered endearing and intriguing family journeyThe main relationship in this novel is between great uncle and great nephew Seventy nine year old widowed Noah is great uncle to Michael the son of Noah s deceased nephew Noah finds himself in the position of being the only living relative able to take guardianship over Michael when his maternal grandmother passes away This was a uniue and very interesting relationship to explore especially since Noah and Michael had never met prior to the start of the novel I enjoyed following their journey while getting to know one another The author Emma Donoghue weaves an interesting tale that has a strong sense of family mystery Noah aims to explore his family history that holds many secrets He stumbles across several photographs at the start of the book which entice him to look deeper into his past to find answers to uestions that have been weighing on his mind for years The family mystery that floats throughout the novel kept me invested and intrigued One of my favourite parts of the narrative was Noah s deceased wife s thoughts speaking to Noah in his mind He could hear his late wife s reactions and thoughts to several situations which I found very touching and heartfelt It added a layer of emotion and feeling that strengthened my connection to Noah who was strong yet vulnerable I adored himI had the immense pleasure of attending an Author Series Event where Emma Donoghue spoke earlier this week She was highly entertaining and extremely insightful into her writing process I was surprised to learn that Michael was a late addition to the novel being added after she had created Noah and his story I always find it interesting to learn how an author creates their characters and storyline and what inspires them Much of Michael s character was inspired by Emma s own children Overall this was a well written thought provoking entertaining novel that I would highly recommend It is not action packed or brimming with suspense but contains the perfect mix of family mystery endearing characters and beautiful writingThank you to my lovely local library for lending me their copy of this excellent novel

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Akin Author Emma Donoghue Download ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB A retired New York professor's life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera in hopes of uncovering his own mother's wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side but born in the South of France He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mothe. As in her bestselling novel Room Donoghue returns to the relationship of an adult and child Unlike Room the circumstances are very different At the age of 79 Noah is a retired Chemistry professor with a trip planned to Nice France with a bundle of photographs His intention is to uncover the mystery of his mother s stay in France during WWII His plans are soon derailed when he is asked to take temporary guardianship of Michael an eleven year old great nephew he has never met Soon the two are in Nice and off to a shaky beginning A life of privilege meets a life that was anything but A life of crime drugs and fearsome neighborhoods On the surface this is a charming novel amusing at times and wondrous as an elderly man who never had children tries to relate to a young boy who has already endured much There are hidden depths within with the unveiling of Noah s mother s life and her activities during the war By books end both man and boy come to different realizations and this easy flowing story holds than one surprise A delightful and meaningful readDon t smash your foot So many ways Noah couldn t protect this boy it was like traveling with s bag of bananas he had little chance of delivering unbruisedARC from EdelweissThe future was urgent than the past he decided even if the two were entangled Like the line he read in the Resistance museum never hate but never forget