Libro 3/52 :: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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Gone Girl is good.

Very good.

 

 

 

I anticipated reading only a handful of fiction books in the Libro 52 Challenge, but I may read more if they are anything like Gone Girl. Witty, fast-paced, funny, kinda horrifying and extremely challenging to put down.

 

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As the name suggests, the plot revolves around a young woman who is gone. One morning she’s just gone. She’s a daughter and a wife and she’s pretty and oddly famous. And when women like this disappear, people notice.

 

 

Gone Girl is a book about the noticing.

 

 

I loved this book.

It’s the most memorable fiction book I’ve read since Shadow of the Wind five years ago.

 

 

Bottom line: If you are looking for fiction, read this now.

 

 

 

 

Bradley Hartmann is El Presidente at Red Angle (www.redanglespanish.com). He plans on reading 52 books this year and will report back on his progress. So far he’s ahead of schedule, but hey – it’s early.

 

 

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