David Gilbert is the author of the short-story collection Remote Feed and the novels, The Normals and & Sons. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s, GQ and Bomb. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.
Philip is the most creepy stalker wannabe family member I have ever read about! He tells the story about Dyer and his family and he is not even part of it!! He is talking about all these private things he is not even supposed to be part of and I am still curious how he found out all those things. Still you easily forget the story is told from his point which makes it a little less weird I guess.
The story tells the story about the Dyer family and the Topping family. Charles and Andrew grow up together going trough things. Andrew has his own way to deal with everything that happened. The way this story develops is so interesting and it keeps you reading because you simply have to know what happened exactly.
I really loved the writing too. I felt a lot of effort has been put in the choice of words making it a pleasure to read the book too.
Author: David Gilbert
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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