Denise Riley – Time Lived, Without Its Flow

Bereavement is a common theme in the literature of illness memoirs. It may be the bereavement of the survivor, or the sense of loss in someone whose life has been profoundly changed by trauma, and who grieves for the life possibilities that are no more. But nothing in the illness library deals with bereavement like the jewel that is Time Lived, Without Its Flow.

Denise Riley writes as a mother whose adult child has died, but her theme in Time Lived, Without Its Flow is not her son or even his loss. Rather, it is the acute sense of … Read more...