I felt I could have written an essay on ‘Big Little Lies’ by Liane Moriarty
when I’d finished reading it. An essay about the genius of the themes interwoven through it: bullying, Domestic Violence, friendship. (I had been rooting for one of the heroines from around halfway through.) That’s why I loved the discussion points at the end and I’ve never come across this before. I even discussed them with my hubby who doesn’t really read and had no idea what I was raving on about! But I felt the need to de-brief myself after this powerful novel.
Admittedly, it wasn’t until a good few chapters in that I felt the novel really took off and I did get a bit impatient with it, due to the focus on the cattiness of the school run: humourous and ironic as it was. Once the main themes had been introduced though, it really took off and I was hooked, making this a book that was very difficult to put down!
It really was one of those books that left me feeling a bit dazed for the rest of the day while I fully digested it. In a good way…
So tell me, have you read any of Moriarty’s books? Does this sound like your cup of tea (with biscuit?)
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