Not what I thought it would be

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The synopsis reads like a murder mystery, but this book leans more toward literary fiction so I think it's important to go into it with the right expectations. You will never find out exactly how Allison died, but what you will discover is how her death has affected those who knew her, however briefly.

This book was a mind fuck of unreliable narrators who were each sharing their own stories and projecting their own versions of Allison into their theories of how she died. I do feel like Clare's parts dragged on, but that may be because I found her the least interesting. I definitely wanted to hear more from the other characters. Schaitkin's descriptions are especially vivid and that is the best part because I felt so easily transported to a Caribbean island or the streets of NYC.

The audio is narrated by a full cast and I highly recommend.

Thanks to Celadon Books for my ARC and Macmillan Audio and Libro.FM for my ALC.