Jane Harper’s work The Survivors is a character novel thinly disguised as a crime novel. It is an engrossing, high-calibre read, artfully constructed.
An easy, one-evening read, The Good Sister is an engaging twist on sisterly dynamics. And I use the word ‘twist’ intentionally.
John Garrett is a comedian and speaker, whose podcast What’s Your “And”? features professionals talking about their hobbies. This book is the result.
In interview, Wilson is fascinating. In writing, he is awkward and challenged. If Wilson had taken his own advice, and built a great team to help him produce this book, it could have been excellent.
If I had a list of Books To Read Before You Die, this one by Joan Didion would be in the Top 20. I’ll show you why.