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The Forgetting Time

The Forgetting Time - Sharon Guskin 3.5 stars

Reincarnation is a Latin word, meaning "entering the flesh again."

The forgetting Time is an interesting and throught provoking novel exploring the idea of reincarnation and is also a mystery surrounding the disappearance of a child.
I picked up this novel on audio as was looking for something interesting to listen to and while I prefer Non-Fiction on Audio I was intrigued by the idea of reincarnation as brought up a Catholic reincarnation was a idea which I remember discussing in religion class but was quickly dismissed as not of the Catholic faith and therefore not up for discussion. How things have changed in today's religion classes as religion classes in school explore and discuss all different religions and young people have a better understanding of each other faith and beliefs.

While this is a fiction story it is well presented and the ideas explored certainly gave food for thought.
I kept thinking how would I deal with the situation presented to Janie and her young son Noah, would I have accepted the doctors diagnosis or took the road that Janie travelled. I found myself wondering who would I have been in a past life?

The Characters were well drawn and interesting and I especially liked the character of Anderson.

The performance of the narrators were very good and I enjoyed listening to this one. However one thing annoyed me in the story was the term " Mommy Mon" (thats just my silly niggle).

An interesting and thought provoking book.