The Man Without A Shadow

The Man Without A Shadow

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While studying Elihu Hoopes, the most famous amnesiac in history, neuroscientist Margot Sharpe embarks on an illicit relationship with her subject.
Publisher: New York :, Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062416094
Characteristics: 369 pages ; 24 cm

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Pisinga
Nov 21, 2016

Books of Oates have specific compositions – like passages from the fragments.
After reading this book, the impression is that during writing author was in an evil mood, she hates its characters.
Sad theme.
I expected more of this book.

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NaNa2_0
Jul 19, 2016

Margot, a young, ambitious, neuroscientist begins her career in a memory research institute. It is there she meets Eli, a 37 yr. old amnesiac who is intelligent, charming and a gentleman in every way, but due to an illness suffers from severe short term memory loss. Over a 20 yr. span, the developing relationship between the two brings up complicated questions concerning hope, trust, loneliness, compassion,, ethics, morality and even love, and how or if there is a place for these questions in the scientific world of research.

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