While I didn't know where this was going, I was happy to be along for the ride. The author works hard at keeping you, and the result is such a reward.
A friend lent me this and insisted I read it and now I can see why. This is one of the best modern books I've ever read and has become one of my all-time favourites. Such a wonderful, varied and thought-provoking novel, told from the perspectives of nine different characters scattered across the globe, with their lives subtly interwoven. I actually felt a sense of disappointment at the end of each chapter, as we have to leave the character and move on to the next. It's impressive to become so attached after just a few pages, yet the author consistently manages to introduce a fresh and enthralling view on the world at the beginning of the next. Read this!...Continua