A slow suspense about the dispute around the ownership of a house, and the lives that collide around it. A poignant exploration of human pride, desire, self-loathing, and self-deception.
Read it if:
You like dimensional characters with detailed psychological portraits.
You enjoy stories that are told from different perspectives with distinct voices.
Novels containing social commentary are your thing.
Skip it if:
You don’t like slow reads – this book only picks up pace well into the second half.
You prefer the story told from a single point of view, and dislike multiple protagonists.
You don’t like a lot of drama and build-up.
You need a thrilling premise to get you through a novel.
You don’t enjoy sad or uncomfortable endings.
Goodreads Rating: 3.83 / 5
Length: 384 pages
Buy the book: House of Sand and Fog
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