Three Things About Elsie review: An insightful look into old age
Three Things About Elsie *****
by Joanna Cannon
(Borough Press, £14.99)
Florence is lying on the floor of her flat wondering when she will be found.
She is 84, living in sheltered accommodation and there is a lot on her sometimes faltering mind as she awaits rescue, in particular the secret she has held on to for years and years.
A secret from the days when she was a young woman and full of hope for her life ahead.
As she waits, she thinks about her very best friend, Elsie, the only person who remembers everything Flo is liable to forget.
“She was the only one left. The only one who would... read more
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