Before the Fall, Noah Hawley

*Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher *

Before the Fall, Noah HawleyAuthor: Noah Hawley
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Pages: 400
Format: DRC
ISBN-10: 144477977X
ISBN-13: 9781444779776
Publisher: eBook | Hardcover | Paperback
Before the Fall

3 stars

On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the passengers disappear into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs--the painter--and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful media mogul's family.

It is hard to write a review on this book. There are a lot of things that were bothering me while reading but as this book is filled with raw emotion I could not stop reading. First Scott and JJ, the survivors. They are easy to connect to and I reading about the struggle Scott and JJ had to go trough not just during the crash but after too was really interesting. I would have loved a few chapters from JJ his point of view though.
There are various chapters on the other passengers which are mostly used to give the Kiplings and David more background and build up conspiracy theories. I understand why this choice was made to tell it like that but it did disturb my reading flow as I was really invested in the now part of the story.
There were a few chapters on paintings too which I did not understand.
Bill his part of the story made me very angry. It is hard to tell more on that without spoilers so I wont. But that guy made me really angry.
I was surprised with the end.Though there are 100 explanations how Scott got there I missed it for the story. All of a sudden it was there. It does answer the questions but leaves space for so many more.

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