Monday 28 May 2018

#5/2018 Sharp Objects

A young reporter is sent to her hometown to investigate a series of brutal murders committed on children. The very beginning of the novel sets dark, gritty tone to the story. Rediscovering he place where she grew up is a difficult process for the protagonist as she is forced to tackle narrow minds of local people and her own childhood traumas. Her relations with family are also deeply distressing.
Flynn excels at presenting a rough and simple setting, keeping it cohesive and credible at the same time. I also have a feeling that each novel I read by her is more disturbing than the previous one...

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