Written by Rosemary Hayes
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A deeply touching story, Loose Connections gently explores how a young boy deals with his granny’s increasing confusion. Jake’s mum’s resting in hospital before the new baby comes and his dad is abroad so staying with Gran seems to be a sensible option. But Gran is not what she was. Jake’s packed lunch gets increasingly bizarre and being driven by Gran is nothing short of terrifying. Jake doesn’t want to worry his parents but can’t cope alone. And then Verity appears. Jake knows nothing about her but she and Gran have an immediate connection. Who is Verity and why does Gran remember her? How Jake sorts through the complications of his life is tenderly and thoughtfully explored.
Loose Connections by Rosemary Hayes
Jake's dad is away and his pregnant mum is in hospital, so his granny is looking after Jake - or so they think. Jake doesn't want to worry his parents, so he tries to look after Gran himself, but help comes from a mysterious quarter. Birth, death and the rites of passage in family life that connect them are beautifully portrayed through the eyes of a young teenage boy.
'This is contemporary novel writing at its most relevant' - The Independent
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