Monday, 16 May 2011
This sets the tone of the novel.
As Andy retreats into thinking about knots to give himself a sense of control during difficult conversations and memories, he unravels the knots of misunderstanding that have been woven into his interpretation of events, revealing the painful complexity of his family's secrets, secrets that will change the course of his life once again.
The Devil's Music by Jane Rusbridge is a masterclass in the show don't tell school of writing. Absolutely wonderful.