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Welcome to the first comic contemporary novel from Kate Abley. Sue, a nice lady from Chingford, was 18 in 1979. Now, thanks to an Alzheimer’s Drugs trial gone wrong, or right, she is 18 again. But she soon remembers that youth isn’t all plain sailing; she’s in the dating pool with her daughters, the political waters are stormy and the public-private octopus wants her menta ...more
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Published September 30th 2019
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Peter McGinn
Oct 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
Changing the Subject was an interesting and enjoyable read. The issues it raised and its plot made me think after finishing it. Being an author, I wondered how else the situation could have developed, what other places the science could take the story.

The book starts out with the main character, Sue, inside her head, where it will remain for the entire book. There was a lot of exposition at the outset, which is to say, her thoughts taking us through her recent history, how she got to where she
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Steph Warren
Jan 31, 2020 rated it liked it
*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*

Changing the Subject has an intriguing premise which hooked me in the moment I read the blurb. Sue, the main character, is a middle-aged mum-of-two from London who volunteered for an Alzheimer’s drug trial, only to find that something went, well… unexpectedly right, and she was still herself but in a body that looks and feels about 18 years old.

There are some slapstick-style shenan
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