Corinna, A-Maying the Apocalypse y255 StarsI received this book from a Goodreads First Reads GiveawayThis book though it was short took me far too long to get into I had trouble with the characters I was just frustrated with all of them The plot was predictable for me personally I liked the writing style it flowed well and thoughtfully However this book was just a little predictable and not semi forgetful Ifou like thrillers I suggest giving it a try if Programmable Microcontrollers with Applications you re not in the mood for a thriller though hold off untilou re ready I feel like I m abandoning things a lot lately I guess when The Big Book of Losers: Pathetic but True Tales of the World's Most Titanic Failures! (Factoid Books) you are crazy busy and stressed out it makesou not want to waste what little time The Thing About Alice you have with things that don t makeou happy This book reminds me a lot of The Shining Girls In much the same way I had a hard time connecting with story and the characters Does it sound terrible to say that it s clearly hard for me to find sociopaths entertaining I received an arc copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Thank ou NetGalley Thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for an advance reader copy of this bookThe Truth and Other Lies is a twisty thriller about a famous author Henry Hayden who is living a lie the books he passes off as his own are written by his wife He is having a barely concealed affair with his editor Betty who is now pregnant with his child Henry considers leaving his wife for Betty but decides he really doesn t like Betty very much so he comes up with a plan to extricate himself from his situation only the plan goes terribly wrongThe book has elements of Gone Girl and Summer House With Swimming Pool I don t want to get into too much detail because I don t want to give
"too much away but if ou liked those books and were fascinated by the protagonists ou "much away but if ou liked those books and were fascinated by the protagonists ou enjoy this It was very engrossing although not as polished as those two books The characters were not as well developed and some of them especially Henry s wife and mistress didn t seem very real Henry himself seemed to waver between being a flat out sociopath mostly and a man with real feelings for his wife and friends rarely There were also a few events and plot points that seemed random and didn t appear to get resolved Lastly I m seemed random AND DIDN T APPEAR TO GET didn t appear to get Lastly I m little puzzled by the last sentence of the book I am wondering if I missed something along the way35 overall a page turner that kept my interest and had me on the edge of my seat right until the end Henry Hayden s life was complete he was a successful author with a number of best sellers to his name one of his titles had been made into a film and his marriage to Martha was a happy and fulfilling one But when Betty his editor and long time lover announced that she was pregnant Henry s life began to unravel in an alar. A Verdade e Outras Mentiras é um thriller psicológico ue reúne inteligência elegância comédia negra e um elemento surpresa tão forte ue nos hipnotiza desde o primeiro momento Henry Hayden um escr. ,
review Die Wahrheit und andere LügenMing fashionBecause Henry s life was built on a lie Martha was the Backbone Of His Life of his life only he and Martha knew His past was dark and deep he had no past no past that anyone knew about anyway As Henry scrambled to keep his secrets hidden to calculate and solve his immediate problems a shattering mistake was made With the lies and half lies which surrounded Henry coming apart at the seams suddenly the police were at his side His fa ade was crumbling his past was catching up with him and all he held dear was threatened in a big way What plan could he devise to avoid the cataclysmic collapse which was imminent Truth and Other Lies is a very unusual book uite different to anything I ve read in a long while A dark and twisted thriller the cunning nature of the main character is astounding Enjoyable and gripping I have no hesitation in recommending it highly to lovers of a good crime thrillerWith thanks to Text Publishing for my copy to read and review 3 12 stars The Truth and Other Lies gets ou uickly into the thick of the plot Henry from who s point of view most of the book is narrated is known to the world as a famous writer but in reality his wife Martha has been writing all his books And this is only one of Henry s dark secrets I can t say much about the plot without giving away spoilers but here is my reaction to the book It was clever but not entirely original It had good twists but sometimes it meandered Henry is an interesting sociopathic unreliable narrator but it doesn t work as well when the author cedes the narrative perspective to other characters I enjoyed this book well enough but I ve enjoyed similar books somewhat Joyce Carol Oates Jack of Spades for instance This would be a good book to read on a plane or train but not so good if Edge of Chaos Sons of Chaos MC you are looking for something substantial or engrossing Get the picture Decent but not great By the way I see no obvious mention that this is a translation from German which it is and fortunately it s a good translation Thankou to Netgalley and the publisher for an opportunity to to read an advance copy The belief in human goodness is a prejudice hard to refute wouldn t it be hard to refute Wouldn t it be Henry wondered to believe in the self evident badness of human beings In his case for instance sporadic
acts of goodnesswere nothing but brief interruptions to his innate wickedness The Truthof goodnesswere nothing but brief interruptions to his innate wickedness The Truth Other Lies is the first novel by German playwright Sascha Arango Henry Hayden is a best selling author of crime novels happily married to Martha even if he also sleeps with his editor Betty generous with friends and pleasant to his fans But Henry has a secret or two and when Betty announces she is pregnant the fa ade of his comfortable existence threatens to collapse. Itor de sucesso com um passado secreto seduz toda a gente com a sua sensualidade e os seus modos dedandy Mas a vida de fachada ue construiu é subitamente ameaçada uando Betty a amante lhe revela ue es. Henry acts to preserve the status uo but things don t uite go to planArango gives the reader an intriguing plot with plenty of twists wrinkles and complications His novel is riddled with del 35 Stars A good psychological thriller Henry Hayden was not uite as captivating as Oliver Ryan the dark and devious narrator of well written Unravelling Oliver one of my favorite suspense novels Both men were compelling et shared borderline sociopathic tendencies Unraveling Oliver was impossible to put down while this story started out great compelling et shared borderline sociopathic tendencies Unraveling Oliver was impossible to put down while this story started out great didn t offer a great deal of resolution in the end 35 Seems lately I have read a number of books where I thoroughly disliked the main character but found the book fascinating nonethelessHenry is a made up person he is someone who reinvents himself whenever necessary A trauma suffered when he was The Summer I Wasn't Me young sent him on to the path of self preservation at any cost But who is he really A good dark read of missing people finding out what is true or not and trying to figure out what is real or not Some good writing some likable and some unlikable characters a psychological twist novel without alot of graphic violence all on all a good readARC from publisher I cannot even do a proper review without giving anything awayThis story has to be my all time favorite thisear This in my opinion ONLY blows Gone Girl to the curb So many love triangles curves and twists Henry was the all time manipulator but Karma comes in This book wont disappoint Khaiye Aur Vajan Ghataiye you ifou love pyschologicalmurder mysteriesLOVED IT Thank ou Net Galley for allowing me to read this awesome book What a really really clever book I ve been fortunate to have picked up some good reads lately but this one certainly is at the top of the list The book is masterfully written by Sascha Arango who puts forth an intelligent read We all know the disappointment with the canned writing know the disappointment with the canned writing some authors in which ou have everything figured out by the first few pages Arango sets out landmines and في الانفصال you wait with bated breath as to how the main character will sidestep his certain demise The Truth and Other Lies is a translation from German into English There are a few glitches in location that may be uestionable but the transition is as smooth as glass Sascha Arango presents a tale of cat and mouse that plays toour inner Poe Arango is up front with the fact that the famous author Henry stands upon the stacks of pages adeptly written by his own wife Martha Martha prefers to exist in the background pumping out bestsellers while ol Henry reaps the fame and fortunea set up that will soon have a set downI m a fan of smart reads and The Truth and Other Lies is exactly that Can t wait for from this author And the sooner the better. Tá grávida Desesperado por salvar o seu casamento e o enorme sucesso literário de ue goza Henry comete um erro fatal e na ânsia de o consertar entra num vórtice imparável de mentiras e destruiçã.