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The Dry by Jane Harper
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bookshelves: fiction, library-book, mystery

An apparent murder-suicide of a young family in the outback of Australia leaves a small town unsettled and looking for answers.
I'm not a mystery reader, so my opinion may be biased. I thought the story, for the most part, was a snoozer. Nothing really happened until the last 100 pages. And even then I'm not sure the "twist" was that much of a shocker. The final moments were alarming, but by then I was ready for it to be over.
I'm still not sure what the Australian definition of "bugger" means.

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Reading Progress

June 13, 2017 – Shelved
June 13, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
June 25, 2017 – Started Reading
June 25, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction
June 25, 2017 – Shelved as: library-book
June 25, 2017 – Shelved as: mystery
June 26, 2017 –
page 31
9.45% "I don't normally read mysteries...."
June 27, 2017 –
page 114
34.76% "For a book that is supposed to be a "page-turner", so far it's a snoozer."
June 28, 2017 –
page 223
June 28, 2017 –
page 352
100% "last 100 pages were disturbing."
June 28, 2017 – Finished Reading

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