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- Average Customer Review: 39 customer reviews
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Top Customer Reviews
Who is the mysterious man at the supermarket? Where does the professor recognize the kid and his dog from, when he encounters them? Whose dates of death has the lead character yet predicted?
Sugrue's attention to detail, the in-depth description of the various characters, the events that connect them, and an intriguing plot twist which I would not have seen coming in a million years, make this a great work of literature. I can not believe it is the author's debut novel.
Additional details such as the author's love for the two cities where the story is set, Dublin and Amsterdam, and for fundamental values such as children and family, are obvious throughout the story.
I highly recommend this book. It will be an unexpected surprise. What will not be a surprise is when we will hear more of this author in the future.
As a debut novel this is an excellent story which grips the reader from the beginning. The action runs along two plot lines in two cities, Dublin and Amsterdam, John and Claire’s grief for their young son which neither are handling well, and Daniel’s pledge to save his former lover, Grace from dying on the day he predicted all those years ago.
The characterisation is excellent, in that Daniel Geller is a mathematician and thus pays intricate detail to everything around him, which helps him discover what is really going on. The ending was unexpected and very clever, leaving the reader with a few questions and a couple of loose ends – I look forward to more from this writer.
My only criticism would be there is a lot of padding which slowed the tension in places. A shorter manuscript would certainly not detract from the gripping story.
I received an e-copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Super read with lots of twists and turns that are unexpected! I really enjoyed the story and written is a very readable style. Highly recommended!Published 2 months ago by N.Brodison
Really enjoyed this book. Could not put it down and found myself reading late into the night.
Do not be put off by the mathematical subject, as it does not go into this in... Read more
I enjoyed this book. The premise was interesting albeit slightly unbelievable. The style of writing was very 'chatty', which I like. Read morePublished 4 months ago by riggers
Would have liked a bit more detail about the main characters, how did Daniel meet Grace , how did he meet Zoe? Good enjoyable read just could have had a bit more depth.Published 4 months ago by Kindle Customer
Engrossed from the start. Really good twist which I didn't see coming. Looking forward to the next book. Excellent stuffPublished 7 months ago by lulu
This doesn't live up to the blurb. It sounded intriguing but turned out to be a silly story and not very well written.Published 18 months ago by Tracy W