Comfort of Monsters: A Novel
It’s been thirty years since Peg’s sister, Dee, disappeared. Her case was never taken very seriously, as the city was overwhelmed with Jeffrey Dahmer during the summer she went missing. Peg’s family still desires closure so as a last resort, they have hired a famous psychic to hopefully find her body. As time goes on, Peg realizes her memories may not be very clear of that time and she discovers she carries a lot of guilt from that summer. Peg finds that The Comfort of Monsters is sometimes nicer than the truth. ||I think the best way to sum up this book is just sad. Every character in this story is beyond broken, with no hope and they just get sadder and more broken as the story marches on. It is fairly anti-climactic and very depressing. I couldn’t entirely understand what the point of the book was, maybe it was too existential for me. If the description of this book was something you’re into, then you will definitely want to read it. If you are looking for a fun summer read, this is not for you. I know I need to go read something uplifting after finishing this story.
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|Author||Willa C Richards|
|Page Count||400 pages|
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|Category||Mystery, Crime & Thriller|