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Summary

Afterword by Alzheimer's Research UK.

Remember Me? is a memoir about caring for a parent with dementia and the memories that resurface in the process.

In her first book, Shobna Gulati sets out to reclaim her mother's past after her death, and in turn, discovers a huge amount about herself and their relationship.

Remember Me? captures the powerful emotions that these memories hold to both Shobna and her mother; secrets they had collectively buried and also the concealment of her mother's condition. What ensues is a story of cultural assimilation, identity and familial shame.

©2020 Shobna Gulati (P)2020 Octopus Publishing Group

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"Shobna Gulati is the Northern heroine of a nation." (Lemn Sissay)

"Lucid and probing." (The Guardian)

"Gulati's book not only describes the complexities of caring (we must not forget its joys, she says, alongside its difficulties) and her mother's dementia, it is also an exploration of identity." (The Guardian

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A must read book!

Shobhna tells her story so well. I was so moved by her honesty. Highly recommend

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A life changing book: intimate, funny & moving

I loved hearing every word of this boom. Shobna is so inspirational, honest and hilarious. The way we are taken on a journey of her mums condition - supplemented about her own background was perfectly executed. Her reading voice and the impersonations made this book come to life. I am going to recommend this to all of my friends and family as we need to talk more about this discussion of health , but also appreciate Shobna as an actor in the UK. It was both impressive and hilarious in equal measures. Highly recommend.

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Compellingly

An insightful journey into the memories and stories that make the bond between mother and daughter. Shobna reminds us that we are all storytellers and her story encourages us to remember our own.

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A fascinating read, loved it !

Shobna really takes you along for the ride, such an honest and brave account of her life growing up and dealing with her mum’s dementia, I took a lot from it and found it helped me look at myself in ways I behave and react....a must for any bookshelf or audible library.