• Title: Before We Began
  • Author: Tania Unsworth
  • ISBN: 9780141009490
  • Page: 110
  • Format: None
  • Before We Began There was nowhere to go and nothing to do Absolutely definitely nothing to do Even the matter of our boredom held up and studied from all sides had long since been exhausted as a topic of conversatio
    There was nowhere to go and nothing to do Absolutely, definitely nothing to do Even the matter of our boredom held up and studied from all sides had long since been exhausted as a topic of conversation We sat around the shed in a vacant silence, broken only by the rustling of Julia s fingers as she picked at the insides of the sofa All we ever do is sit around I coThere was nowhere to go and nothing to do Absolutely, definitely nothing to do Even the matter of our boredom held up and studied from all sides had long since been exhausted as a topic of conversation We sat around the shed in a vacant silence, broken only by the rustling of Julia s fingers as she picked at the insides of the sofa All we ever do is sit around I complained Sophie Barrett lives an odd, cautious, life until the morning she arrives to find her colleague has committed suicide in the basement of the shop where they both work The death raises frightening, long buried questions that Sophie can no longer afford to ignore To answer them, she must return to the summer she was fourteen and a friendship between three very different girls, bound together by time, place and a life changing secret Julia, all energy and swagger, Nancy, lost in her own peculiar universe and Sophie, the follower, fearful and admiring But while they dream, events are already in motion that will propel them towards tragedy, taking their innocence and threatening their friendship itself.

    One Reply to “Before We Began”

    1. The story line is good, but this was a hard read for me. It is almost as if you are reading the diary of an adolescent girl. It bounces back an forth to quickly. One moment she is an adult in the present at the suicide of a friend and coworker then she is a fourteen year old somewhere with her friends. One moment the teens are in the shed of one of the friends then they stealing something from the local market then the main character is at home with her parents. There are also too many random ch [...]

    2. IT TOOK A BIT OF GETTING PAST THE FIRST CHAPTER BUT ONCE I DID IT WAS A QUITE GRIPPING BOOK AND HAD QUITE A TWIST TOWARDS THE END WHICH I DID NOT EXPECT A GOOD HOLIDAY BOOK

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