Author: Rory Dunlop
Published by: Bonnier Zaffre on Jun. 30, 2016
Genres: General Fiction, Women's Fiction
Format: eBook, ARC
Source: Bonnier Publishing, NetGalley
Book Rating: 9/10
A darkly funny story of a marriage in crisis, perfect for readers who loved Us by David Nicholls and The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
Jack and Laura have separated. Jack thinks it’s all Laura’s fault.
Jack writes to Laura, desperate to put across his side of the story.
Wryly sarcastic and intensely well-observed, What We Didn’t Say is about that gap between words and feelings where relationships live – and die.
Deeply moving, insightful, and captivating.
This is a poignant novel that reminds us that life is short and precious, and that fundamentally we all need to love and be loved.
It touches on familial dynamics, marriage, secrets, jealousy, love, trust, and the importance of communication.
The story is written using a two-person narration, in a creative and unique style, which allows readers to flow both effortlessly between past and present, as well as hear both perspectives seamlessly.
It is well written. The prose is simple, precise, and darkly witty. And the characters are complex and real.
This is engaging story with a powerful impact, and I highly recommend it.
This book is due to be published on June 30, 2016.
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Thank you to NetGalley, especially Bonnier Publishing, for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest review.