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AN ABSENT MIND, a riveting new novel and book club pick from Eric Rill, author of Pinnacle of Deceit and The Innocent Traitor, is about a race against time. The ticking time bomb is Saul Reimer’s sanity. His Alzheimer’s is going to be the catalyst that will either bring his family together or tear it apart.
Although An Absent Mind depicts Saul’s arduous struggle with Alzheimer’s, it is equally a story about his relationship with his loved ones and their shared journey.
Seventy-one, and a man used to controlling those around him, Saul finds himself helplessly slipping into the abyss in what he describes as his slow dance with death.
As we listen in on his ramblings, humor, emotions, lucid moments, and confusion, we are also privy to the thoughts and feelings his family share with us–his wife, Monique, conflicted and depressed; caring, yet angry; his daughter, Florence, compassionate, worried about her father’s health, yet proper and reserved; his son,…