We Were Liars by E Lockhart

We Were Liars

E Lockhart

Psychologically chilling fairytale of the Sinclairs, the offspring of an oligarchy, spending halcyon summers in four houses troubled by the pressures of wealth, broken promises and filial strife. Sharp words wound as fragile, lovelorn Cady recounts the schemes and dreams of the ‘four liars’. What happened during their 15th summer? What dark secrets lie beneath the sugarcoated surface? You won’t be expecting the final electrifying crunch.


Sometimes I wonder if reality splits. In Charmed Life, that book I gave Gat, there are parallel universes in which different events have happened to the same people. An alternate choice has been made, or an accident has turned out differently.

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