7 exciting books for the summer
Many people in summer take on cool Victorian novels or slowly grasp the national classics, but we know: there is nothing better than books that do not let go from the first page to the last. We picked up seven books with page-turner magic, clinging to them, it is impossible to part with them.
"The Sexual Life of Siamese Twins", Irwin Welch
The ninth book of the famous nonconformist Irwin Welch, the author of the scandalous “On the Needle” and “Porno”, is an ironic hymn to feminism and good-natured mockery of body-positive.
Fitness trainer Lucy, a bisexual kickboxer who is afraid to die to death, rescues two men from the type pursuing them with a gun. Heroic deed Lucy shoots a depressive fat woman Lina, who is nearby. Lucy becomes the local heroine, but it brings a lot of trouble, especially since the rescued men turn out to be rapists and pedophiles.
Readers will face tough fitness motivation, rape, murder, double hostage taking, some impressive weight loss and contempt that has grown into friendship and even more.
"The Girl on the Train," Paula Hawkins
The world bestseller of the British Paula Hawkins continued the theme of “Disappeared” by Gillian Flynn and David Fincher’s eponymous film adaptation. In the fall, the film version and “The Girls on the Train” will be released, starring Emily Blunt.
Depressive drinker Rachel cannot find herself after a divorce from her husband and pretends that every day she goes to work by train. From the windows of the train, Rachel watches a pair that seems perfect to her. But one day she does not see the girl whom she called Jess about herself and realizes that something has happened ...
The novel spins up, opening new doors, forcing to change the level of confidence in the characters (innocence and Rachel herself will be in doubt), mixing the detective intrigue with the family drama.
"Little Friend", Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt became one of the most famous and discussed authors after the novel The Goldfinch, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize. “Little Friend”, Donna Tartt’s second novel, is worth reading in the translation of Anastasia Zavozova, who translated “Shchegla”.
A nine-year-old boy, Robin Cleve, is hanged in the backyard. This becomes a tragedy for a large and kind of insane family of Clives, and Robin Harriet’s sister, as a teenager, begins her own investigation into this murder.One might think that we have a detective with a clear ending normal for the genre, but this is another — a delightful and rather tough story of growing up in a semi-artificial world.
“God of trifles”, Arundati Roy
Everyone who enjoyed “Shantaram” Gregory David Roberts has a huge place inside that you want to fill with something similar, with Indian flavor. For this, the “God of trifles” is perfect - the first and only novel by Arundati Roy, a semi-biographical book that won the 1997 Booker Prize.
The twins Esta and Rachel live with their mother, who survived a divorce, in the south of India, in the house of her uncle. The action of the novel takes us from the time when the twins are already over thirty, in their childhood, revealing everything that they had to go through and see ...
"Gods Among People", Kate Atkinson
The long-awaited continuation of the first non-detective novel “Life after Life” by the British Kate Atkinson, whose book is loved by Stephen King himself. In the book Life after Life, she talked about the girl Ursula, who lived several short lives, and the work Gods Among People paid attention to her brother Teddy, who lived one very long life.
"The Castle of Glass", Jannette Walls
The fictional memoirs of American journalist Jannette Walls, who seems to have talked about her unusual childhood for therapeutic purposes.
The family of Janet led a nomadic lifestyle, his father dreamed of building a castle using solar panels, his mother was a free artist and a hippie in the shower. At first, a picture with a cheerful, semi-intellectual vagrancy seems almost idyllic, especially in children's focus, but over time, the father begins to drink more and more, the mother falls into depression and the happy world with spending the night under the open sky is destroyed ...
"The most beautiful land in the world", Grace McClin
A touching piercing book about a ten-year-old girl Judy who lives with a hard worker and father preacher. Judy is not very lucky with communication with peers, but she has nafantazirovannaya earth, made of cardboard and wire.
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