WWW Wednesday 30th November 2016

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Review | In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Still looking for twists which surprise me. 3.5/5 stars.

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The blurb: Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since Nora walked out of school one day and never went back.

Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen do arrives. Is this a chance for Nora to finally put her past behind her?

But something goes wrong. Very wrong. Some things can’t stay secret for ever.

My take:

This review is short to avoid spoilers. It’s also rather disjointed, but that’s just my fault for being incoherent!

My experience with this book has compounded a suspicion which has been growing for a while: I think thrillers are ruined for me. I can’t help but spot the tell-tale sentences thrown in “casually” in the first third of the book. I’m instantly suspicious and trying to figure out why certain objects/decisions are significant. The upshot: the twists aren’t suprises 😦

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WWW Wednesday 23rd November 2016

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