The Life We Bury
by Allen Eskens
PBR Review:
Every so often you come across a book that grabs you, and you can't stop reading. This is just such a book. Joe is a college student with a biography due for a college paper and he needs someone to write about; anyone will do, he has a deadline to meet. This is how he comes to know Carl Iverson, a convicted rapist and murderer who is dying from cancer. As the book unfolds, the pace quickens, and the characters become authentic with real personalities. Give this book a try if you are in the mood for something well written with plenty of family dynamics and suspense, which I think is a great combination. I also loved that this was Allen Eskens's debut novel. Recommend.


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