Life Through Old Eyes
The Secret Diary Of Hendrick Groen 83 Years Old by Hendrick Groen is an account of his life during 2013. It was interesting to read of events that actually happened during that year – such as the deaths of Margaret Thatcher and Nelson Mandela. This created a bond between the reader and the author.
Hendrick Groen lives in an old peoples residence aptly named the House Of The Setting Sun. The reader becomes acquainted with his close friends and hears his thoughts on various topics.
Life in the home needs to be more exciting so Hendrick Groen and his friends form the Old But Not Dead Club. They individually arrange surprise outings for the whole group. The closed group becomes so popular that soon many more want to join.