Sometimes when you have clear expectations of a book based on its blurb, and then you get an utterly different story, it can be frustrating. While I think. I Came To Say Goodbye – Kindle edition by Caroline Overington. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like. I Came to Say Goodbye by Caroline Overington is a work of fiction however there are so many elements of the story that are chillingly familiar.
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Part of the Get Reading! I have to admit, I have a real soft spot for novels that are set in a well-known place, especially when that place evokes good memories. I wasn’t sure I liked the new voice at the end, but I do realise that a bit more background was needed from carolone point of view. As the story unfolds “left behind” blossoms with new meaning.
The book was frustrating and ultimately lead nowhere – I had hopes for it and was sadly carolins down. Every now and then you read a book where everything works for you.
It’s not even where the story starts. New South Wales, Australia Rating: Oct 25, Bettina rated it liked it. A young woman pushed through the hospital doors.
BUT it would have gotten 5 stars if not for the lack of research that went into it, particularly when you consider the author actually lives in the city much of the story centers around! To say I enjoyed this book would be the wrong word because of the topics that are covered throughout this book, but what I acroline say is it is definitely well worth reading.
That is where the footage ends. A real disappointment, from the terrible style of apparently someone writing a judge a page letter, to a court judgement saying that someone was ‘working a shift at camw – really? You are commenting using your Twitter account.
The story did start to pick up half way through though. The storyline did take awhile to get going though, and I’m not too sure about the format of how the story was written in letter form. The later part of the book is where his other daughter takes up carolien story from her side.
They have a baby, but the violent partner, Paul Haines, shakes it vigorously, inflicting permanent mental injuries on the child. For example there is no Sydney Children’s Hospital at Parramatta – its at Westmead, a paediatric registrar is not the head honcho but junior staff.
It feels in the moment, and I kept urging Med on, willing him to get to the point. The social workers get a bloody big serve in this book, which suits me fine on many counts. Part One is then written by a man, Med Atley, father to three children I finished this book last night with tears in my eyes.
It’s an interesting mix for a novel: Nov 02, Sean Harding rated it it was ok. I wasn’t sure I liked the new voice at the end, but I do realise that 4.
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The story is the one that leads to this happening, then the aftermath. The novel centres around a woman named as Fat. Dec 31, Kirsty Book – Love – Bug rated it liked it. Both Haines and Fat goocbye any involvement, although it seems that Haines may have been the perpetrator.
Sep 15, Denise Sykes rated it it was amazing.
I Came to Say Goodbye
He could never understand how a mother could walk away from her own children, but that’s exactly what his wife did. There is CCTV footage of what happened next, and most Australians would have seen it, either on the internet or the news. There is CCTV footage of what happened next, and most Australians would have seen it, either on the internet or the news… That is where the footage ends. I will probably read more of Overington’s novels as a guilty pleasure to fill time, but I now know what to expect.
Dec 01, Fiona Stocker rated it it was amazing. It’s not even where the story starts.
I Came To Say Goodbye by Caroline Overington – book review
You are commenting using your Facebook account. You’ll enjoy it, absorb it, and learn from it. Jun 29, Lorraine rated it it was amazing. It sounded like an excellent story about a baby snatched from a hospital ward but instead it was…an excellent story about something else entirely.
View all 7 comments. My boyfriend however disliked it and thought it would have been better had it been written differently.