We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
This deceptively simple story will linger with you long after you’ve finished. The emotion, although real, honest and raw, is dealt with from afar which cushions the impact and dissipates the potential ‘whack’’ of the unpredictable twist when it hits you. Only for the impact to hit later, after you’ve finished, when you least expect it…
Recommended age: 13 +
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A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
— Extract from Goodreads.com