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Love, Luck and the Demon

John F. Roe


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ISBN: 9781743056431
Published: February 2019

Price: $32.95

Condition: New

John Roe's witty and lyrical memoir is an almost-perfect love story ... until the arrival of the demon.

As a bright young student, future English teacher John found Ella, a woman who both matched his intellect and would help keep his feet on the ground. Together, they shared a wonderful marriage: they were lucky.

But when Ella began to slip into dementia, their good fortune turned ferociously dark.

John labels the dementia that stole his beloved wife as 'the demon': a malevolent force that destroys lives and extinguishes happiness. British neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli predicts that dementia will, unless we find a cure, affect one third of the world's population over the next seven decades. Until there is a way to cure or prevent it, the 'demon' of dementia has to be faced down.

This passionate, immersive memoir takes the reader inside the emotional rollercoaster of losing a loved one to an outside force you can neither halt nor control.

Details
  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781743056431
  • Published: February 2019
  • Publisher: Wakefield Press
  • Number of pages: 324
  • Width (mm): 140
  • Height (mm): 210
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): 420

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