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The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey
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really liked it

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Intriguing, poignant, and deeply moving!

This story is steeped in the rugged history, hardships, landscape, dialogue, and culture that is unique to Newfoundland.

The writing is smooth and flawless. The characters are grounded, raw, hardy and loyal. And the plot has a nice mix of suspense, tragedy, and emotion.

It is, ultimately, a murder-mystery that takes us on a subtle journey through loss, love, grief, guilt, perseverance, community dynamics, and family relationships.

This is definitely a well written, character-driven novel, by a respected Canadian author, that shouldn’t be missed.

Thank you to NetGalley, especially Penguin Random House Canada, for providing me with a copy of this story in exchange for an honest review.
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Reading Progress

August 20, 2016 – Shelved
August 20, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
August 27, 2016 – Started Reading
August 29, 2016 –
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August 29, 2016 –
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August 29, 2016 – Finished Reading

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