Close your Eyes

Close your Eyes

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Struggling for closure years after her mother is murdered by her father, Lauren Mahdian analyzes her carefully constructed memories only to realize the role of her own denial, a process that illuminates the impact of split-second choices.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780345494481
0345494482
Branch Call Number: FIC/WARD
Characteristics: xiii, 249 p. ; 22 cm.

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michelleraue
Nov 01, 2011

An easy and quick read. But very predictable. It wasn't a terrible book, but I wouldn't recommend it.

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redwallflower
Sep 23, 2011

I expected a little bit more from this bool, especially from Lauren's investigation into her mother's murder and the possible wrongful conviction of her father.

Also, the intertwining storylines sort of gave away the ending for me. And on that, I found that the ending was too quick and clean. Not that I was looking for an unhappy or messy ending, I just don't think that everything needs to be tied up in a neat little bow.

Junglequeen Aug 17, 2011

If anyone had read any of Tatiana de Rosnay's books, then this is the book to read. A father in prison for a murder he says he didn't do, a son who believe him and a daughter who hate him. Their mother was killed while the kids were playing in the treehouse. The police arrested the only suspect in the case, their father who protested his innocence. Twenty four years later, the son follows up on the only clue, a jade earring found at the scene of the crime. His sister Lauren, was haunted by her mother's death and refused to have anything to do with her father. A fascinating read. Love this book and I couldn't put it down.

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