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The Switch

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The fiery car crash that killed the American and his lovely daughter had been an accident, a tragedy that was entirely Adam Lawrence's fault. But no one knew about it -- not even Adam's invalid wife or vivacious daughter Trudy. No one knew except Adam -- and, maybe, the dead...

Adam believed his life could go on as before. And it did. For a while. Until Trudy brought home a
Published 1984 by New English Library
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Aug 23, 2017 rated it liked it
I want to give this book both five stars and no stars.

Taken seriously, it's a seriously subpar (especially compared to more contemporary books in that genre) horror novel mired in its datedness and completely, hysterically bad attempt at writing a woman. The turns are visible from miles away, the stupidity of the main characters and their inability to observe and think made me frustrated beyond belief.

But, if taken ironically... then it's so much screaming bad-good fun and cringe that you have
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Absolutely nail biting read, what a classic I missed so far. Well, actually it's about a hit and run accident and its concequences. One of the hardest and most compelling tales I ever came across. First I hesitated with the title but in the end that riddle is solved. I also liked the setting of the book in London, my favourite town and the adventures of its main character Trudy. You can't stop reading once you've begun with that page turner. Clear recommendation!
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