Game of Secrets

Game of Secrets

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Half a century after her father's disappearance is compounded by rumors that he was murdered, Jane Weld struggles with her daughter's romance with the son of her father's mistress, a situation that escalates throughout the course of a Scrabble game of unspoken words and secrets.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011
ISBN: 9781400061884
Branch Call Number: TRIPP
Characteristics: 253 p

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artemishi
Aug 07, 2013

There is a thin line between literature that is florid and pretentious, and literature that is lyrically beautiful. This novel is definitely the latter. A compelling story of many people, told on two separate but related timelines, this story of loss, love, and finding oneself is utterly satisfying in every regard. The author clearly loves her wordplay, though it does not bog down the story. The characters are flawed and real, the setting achingly realistic (as anyone who grew up in a small coastal town can attest to), and the story poignant and moving. I highly recommend this one!

deda_roger Apr 05, 2013

I love this kind of writing - foggy, mysterious, disjointed and nonetheless beautiful.

mblib5 Mar 04, 2012

Beautifully written story.

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