Have you ever wondered what if you wake up tomorrow and cannot recall all the years you lived, all the happy memories, sad memories, small achievements, your close people? Well, in this article we are going to read about the 7 most popular books about amnesia. The main characters of these books suffer from a hard time, suspicion, and, even the blame of being a murderer.

Before I Go To Sleep – SJ Watson

7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia - Before I Go To Sleep – SJ Watson
7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia – Before I Go To Sleep – SJ Watson

Every morning Christine wakes up with an unfamiliar man in an unfamiliar bed. Every morning the man after waking up explains to her that he is her husband and his name is Ben. He says Christine is 47-years-old and a horrific accident that happened two decades ago ruined her capacity to create new memories. But the closer Christine gets to the truth, it seems more unbelievable.

Yesterday – Felicia Yap

Yesterday – Felicia Yap
Yesterday – Felicia Yap

Think of a world in which the classes are divided by how much each group can remember, and not by religion or wealth. Monos have one day’s worth of memory, and Duos have two. Mark and Claire are an odd match in marriage. Mark is a Duo, who is a novelist who became a politician. Claire is a meticulous Mono housewife. They have set an example of equality and tolerance until a gorgeous woman is found dead dumped in River Cam of England. The woman is the mistress of Mark, so he is the prime suspect in the death. The detective involved in the investigation has his secrets. But how the case is going to get solved when both the memories of the suspect and the detective are constantly erased?

Last Words – Michael Koryta

7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia - Words – Michael Koryta
7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia – Last Words – Michael Koryta

Private investigator Mark Novak is still mourning the death of his wife. He accepts a case that could turn out to be his undoing. The day his wife died, the body of a teenage girl was also rescued by a man, who was at first suspected as her murderer. He begs Novak to find out what has happened.

The Book of Memory – Petina Gappah

The Book of Memory – Petina Gappah
The Book of Memory – Petina Gappah

Memory is an albino woman suffering in Harare, Zimbabwe. She has been convicted of assassination. As a part of Memory’s appeal, her lawyer insists that she jot down what happened with her as she remembers it. As her story discloses, she reveals that she has been convicted for the murder of her adopted father named Lloyd Hendricks. But who is this person? Why does Memory feel no sorrow for his demise? And did all happen exactly as Memory recalls?

In the Woods – Tana French

7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia - In the Woods – Tana French
7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia – In the Woods – Tana French

As dusk is approaching mother begins to summon her children back home in a Dublin suburb. But three children didn’t return from the dark. The police could find only one holding a tree in terror wearing blood-filled sneakers. Question is, What happened to them?

What Alice Forgot – Liane Moriarty

What Alice Forgot – Liane Moriarty
What Alice Forgot – Liane Moriarty

29-year-old Alice Love is pregnant with her first child and she is crazy about her husband. Now Alice will discover that she is 39-year-old, getting divorced, and has three kids. Alice must reconstruct her life as a 39-year-old woman and her past that she is unable to recall. Does she need to figure out how she became a part of that skinny with expensive outfit mom club? Why her sister barely talks to her?

The Flight Attendant – Chris Bohjalian

7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia - The Flight Attendant – Chris Bohjalian
7 Most Popular Books about Amnesia – The Flight Attendant – Chris Bohjalian

Cassandra Bowden is a binge drinker and she never goes out on adventure because of her job in airlines. She lives with those blackouts and self-loathing. When she wakes up in a Dubai hotel room, she looks at the man she spent last night with and the pool of blood in the bedsheet. She is afraid to call the police so all she does is lie, lie, and some more lie.

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