The Last Few Weeks I Have Mostly Been Reading….
Well, I seem to be the only person on the planet who really disliked this book.
The premise of the book is “What if you could live your life again, and again, until you got it right”?
And so you have a book where the main character keeps dying, and each new chapter starts with the assumption that the previous events that caused the death either didn’t happen, or were altered in some way so the outcome is different.
To begin with I thought “how refreshing” and “how clever”.
By the end of the book the concept was annoying me so much I could have cheerfully hurled the book out of the window.
If it hadn’t been a kindle version. :-)
Yes, I get that it is a great, and interesting idea. But really, after a while the conceit completely gets in the way of the narrative.
A pity, because the underlying story, once you actually managed to follow it through to the end, was good.
Next Week I Shall Mostly Be Reading
I’ve read a lot of good things about this book, let’s hope they are all true :-)