S off as his own are written by his wife He is having a barely concealed affair with his editor Betty who is now pregnant with his child Henry considers leaving his wife for Betty but decides he really doesn t like Betty very much so he comes up with a plan to extricate himself from his situation only the plan goes terribly wrongThe book has elements of Gone Girl and Summer House With Swimming
Pool I don t want to get into too much detail I don t want to get into too much detail I don t want to give too much away but if ou liked those books and were fascinated by the protagonists ou may enjoy this It was very although not as polished as those two books The characters were as well developed and some of them especially Henry s wife and mistress didn t seem very real Henry himself seemed to waver between being a
"flat out sociopath "out sociopath and a man with real feelings for his wife and friends rarely There were also a few events and plot points that seemed random and didn t appear to get resolved Lastly I m a little puzzled by the last sentence of the book I am wondering if I missed something along the way35 overall a page turner that kept my interest and had me on the edge of my seat right until the end What a really really clever book I ve been fortunate to have picked up some good reads lately but this one certainly is at the top of the list The book is masterfully written by Sascha Arango who puts forth an intelligent read We all know the disappointment with the canned writing of some authors in which ou have everything figured out by the first few pages Arango sets out landmines and Leyna Book 1 you wait with bated breath as to how the main character will sidestep his certain demise The Truth and Other Lies is a translation from German into English There are a few glitches in 35 Stars A good psychological thriller Henry Hayden was not uite as captivating as Oliver Ryan the dark and devious narrator of well written Unravelling Oliver one of my favorite suspense novels Both men were compellinget shared borderline sociopathic tendencies Unraveling Oliver was impossible to put down while this story started out great but didn t offer a great deal of resolution in the end Henry Hayden s life was complete he was a successful author with a number of best sellers to his name one of his titles had been made into a film 255 StarsI received this book from a Goodreads First Reads GiveawayThis book though it was short took me far too long to get into I had trouble with the characters I was just frustrated with all of them The plot was predictable for me personally I liked the writing style it flowed well and thoughtfully However this book was just a little predictable and not semi forgetful If Le Druidisme au quotidien you like thrillers I suggest giving it a try ifou re not in the mood for a thriller though hold off until ou re ready. Tá grávida Desesperado por salvar o seu casamento e o enorme sucesso literário de ue goza Henry comete um erro fatal e na ânsia de o consertar entra num vórtice imparável de mentiras e destruiçã. Sporadic acts of goodnesswere nothing but brief interruptions to
his innate wickedness The Truth and Other Lies is the first novel by German playwright Sascha Arango Henry Haydeninnate wickedness The Truth and Other Lies is the first novel by German playwright Sascha Arango Henry Hayden a best selling author of crime novels happily married to Martha even if he also sleeps with his editor Betty generous with friends and pleasant to
his fans But Henry has a secret or two and when Betty announcesfans But Henry has a secret or two and when Betty announces is pregnant the fa ade of his comfortable existence threatens to collapse Henry acts to preserve the status uo but things don t uite go to planArango gives the reader an intriguing plot with plenty of twists wrinkles and complications His novel is riddled with delicious ironies misdirection and plenty of black humour Arango manages to include a synaesthete a troublesome marten a failing fishmonger a not uite tenacious enough detective an envious class mate unreuited lovers an almost finished manuscript and a very big oops moment While Henry s lies and his sheer audacity will leave readers gasping many will find themselves almost wanting him to get away with it or at least feeling some sympathy for him Arango gives his characters some astute observations You don t have to be famous to be happy especially as popularity is all too often confused with significance and Men are never cowardly and their lies never pathetic than when they re caught with their pants down and Martha had warned him that success was a mere shadow that shifts with the moving sun are examples Also a succinct definition If I see or hear something and everyone else pretends there s nothing there then I know it s a conspiracy The reader is also treated to some marvellous descriptive prose The chapter fell seamlessly in line with the previous one the story flowed towards its climax with such assurance that it was as if instead of having been thought up it had emerged from itself like a plant from a seed and The cataract of words poured out of s brain and straight through the machine onto the paper not a single word got spilt on writing also A secret like this is a parasite It feeds on ou and grows bigger and bigger It wants to get out of De Karakoliërs you it gnaws its way throughour heart it wants to get out of Le Tricot Poche Pour les Nuls your mouth it crawls throughour eyes This aptly titled novel is flawlessly translated from German by Imogen Taylor and the Text Publishing edition has a colourful and imaginative cover by W H Chong They offer a money back Love it guarantee and while this book is probably not for everyone that guarantee would seem a fairly safe bet with many readers This is a stunning debut and readers will look forward to from this talented author Thanks to NetGalley and Atria Books for an advance reader copy of this bookThe Truth and Other Lies is a twisty thriller about a famous author Henry Hayden who is living a lie the books he passe. Itor de sucesso com um passado secreto seduz toda a gente com a sua sensualidade e os seus modos dedandy Mas a vida de fachada ue construiu é subitamente ameaçada uando Betty a amante lhe revela ue es. .
35 Seems lately I have read a number of books where I thoroughly disliked the main character but found the book fascinating nonethelessHenry is a made up person he is someone who reinvents himself whenever necessary A trauma suffered when he was oung sent him on to the path of self preservation at any cost But
WHO IS HE REALLY A GOOD DARK READ OFis he really A good dark read of people finding out what is true or not and trying to figure out what is real or not Some good writing some likable and some unlikable characters a psychological twist novel without alot of graphic violence all on all a good readARC from publisher 3 12 stars The Truth and Other Lies gets ou uickly into the thick of the plot Henry from who s point of view most of the book is narrated is known to the world as a famous writer but in reality his wife Martha has been writing all his books And this is only one of Henry s dark secrets I can t say much about the plot without giving away spoilers but here is my reaction to the book It was clever but not entirely original It had good twists but sometimes it meandered Henry is an interesting sociopathic unreliable narrator but it doesn t work as well when the author cedes the narrative perspective to other characters I enjoyed this book well enough but I ve enjoyed similar books somewhat Joyce Carol Oates Jack of Spades for instance This would be a good book to read on a plane or train but not so good if VO2 max l'preuve du temps you are looking for something substantial or engrossing Get the picture Decent but not great By the way I see no obvious mention that this is a translation from German which it is and fortunately it s a good translation Thankou to Netgalley and the publisher for an opportunity to to read an advance copy I feel like I m abandoning things a lot lately I guess when Kanji et Kana : Manuel et lexique des 2141 caractres officiels de l'criture japonaise suivi de caractres composs formant un vocabulaire de base de plus de 12 000 mots you are crazy busy and stressed out it makesou not want to waste what little time Un Protecteur Pour Caroline (Forces Trs Spciales t. 1) you have with things that don t makeou happy This book reminds me a lot of The Shining Girls In much the same way I had a hard time connecting with story and the characters Does it sound terrible to say that it s clearly hard for me to find sociopaths entertaining I received an arc copy of this
book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Thank ou NetGalley I cannot evenfrom Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Thank ou NetGalley I cannot even a proper review without giving anything awayThis story has to be my all time favorite this Language and the Mind year This in my opinion ONLY blows Gone Girl to the curb So many love triangles curves and twists Henry was the all time manipulator but Karma comes in This book wont disappointou if How To Top Like A Stud: A Penetrating Guide to Gay Sex. (Like A Porn Star) you love pyschologicalmurder mysteriesLOVED IT Thankou Net Galley for allowing me to read this awesome book The belief in human goodness is a prejudice hard to refute Wouldn t it be sensible Henry wondered to believe in the self evident badness of human beings In his case for instance. A Verdade e Outras Mentiras é um thriller psicológico ue reúne inteligência elegância comédia negra e um elemento surpresa tão forte ue nos hipnotiza desde o primeiro momento Henry Hayden um escr.