Lion: A Long Way Home – Saroo Brierley

Title: Lion: A Long Way Home 519ouehsfcl-_sx324_bo1204203200_
Author: Saroo Brierley
Genre: Autobiography
Pages: 288
Category: 27. Read a biography whether auto, normal or memoir
Format: Paper

Date Started: May 18th 2017
Date Finished: May 19th 2017

I only heard about this book when the movie was released earlier this year (haven’t seen the movie yet though).

This is the story of Saroo Brierley who became lost as a child in India only to be adopted by an Australian family eventually working to find out who his birth family were.

At first the entire thing seemed completely farfetched to me. How could a six year old possibly become so lost that he couldn’t remember where he was from or who his family was. And even if he did, why were his parents not looking everywhere for him?

It becomes a little more understandable as you keep reading though. But I will let you guys enjoy that for yourselves because this book really is remarkable, as is the story that accompanies it.

Rating: 4/5 stars