"A very imaginative work"
Ten year old Jubilee lives with her parents and her brother
Jolly in the remote outpost Temple Huacho located in the
isolated wild of Kavasphir Hills, a place known for the
frequency of the killing silver floods that terraforms the
landscape with each new deluge. The family "owns"
metabolic machines to keep them safe from the deadly quick
flow of the silver. However, that fails when the silver
claims Jolly while his younger sister watches in abject
Several years later, a mysterious stranger seemingly walks
out of the silver up to a teenage Jubilee asking for
Jolly. Beside the awe of seeing what this man did, her
fear of him makes her flee, but also wonder if her sibling
lives. Needing to know, Jubilee plans to go on a quest to
find her brother and learn the secrets of the silver
accompanied by her Uncle Liam.
MEMORY is a powerful insightful coming of age science
fiction thriller starring a wonderful protagonist seeking
answers, but what she learns makes her wonder about a whole
different set of personal questions rather than what she
originally sought to understand. The story line is action
packed yet contains a subtle theme of finding one's self to
comprehend the world in which an individual resides.
Though the silver remains ironically a somewhat unsolved
puzzle, the reader will have a great time observing the
brave heroine on her journey to ascertain the truth that
takes her as much inside her self as the weird world she
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 17, 2003