Advance reader reviews of Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton.


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By Rosamund Lupton

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  • Published in USA  Apr 2012,
    400 pages.

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  • Lydia M. (Lakeview, Oregon)

    Moving at the speed of a runaway train, "Afterwards" propels the reader through an otherworld and a very real, painful reality brought about by an unthinkable act of destruction. Pulled by the emotional and physical thread invoked in her debut novel "Sister", Lupton brings home the truth that there are some bonds which can never be broken. Outstanding work....can be felt on a visceral level.
  • Patricia S. (Menlo Park, CA)

    Ordinary events turn sinister!
    "I couldn't move, not even a little finger, or a flicker of an eye."
    With this riveting opening sentence the journey begins on a wild ride of suspense, incredible plot twists, and convincing characters. This British author is sure to amass many fans in the U.S. This is a thriller based on everyday events. Superb!
  • Wendy S. (schenectady, ny)

    While I enjoyed the author's first book, I had to push myself to get through this one. All that the two central characters could see, hear, and do while "out of body" traveling was unbelievable. The mother's emotions seemed over the top at times, and the ending which I assume was supposed to make the reader joyful and teary eyed at the same time, only left me grimacing. I'm glad I didn't have to pay for this copy!
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