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From the award winning author of Ways to Disappear a taut timely novel about what a powerful politician thinks he can get away with and the group of misfits who finally bring him downOn an unnamed island country ten years after the collapse of a US supported regime Lena suspects the powerful senator she was involved wit Those Who Knew is one of the most timely on point works of fiction for this eraWith the opening pages of Idra Novey s sopho novel Those Who Knew you will be hooked into the story of politics intrigue masculine abuse secrets and liesOn an unnamed island exactly one week after the death of a young woman is ruled accidental Lena discovers in her purse a shirt that she is convinced belonged to the young woman Maria Her friend bookshopweed store owner Olga tries to convince Lena that she only is imagining things But Lena suspects the girl was pushed in front of the train by an up and coming Senator Victor with whom Lena once had a liaison and during which time Victor uite nearly killed Lena in a fit of rage As the story progresses we learn of Victor and the machinations of his rise to power We meet Victor s brother Freddie a gay playwright who also suspects Victor The beginning of the book is filled with twists and turns and intrigue and is told from multiple points of view One would think that it would get confusing or scrambled however the deft writing skills of Novey smoothly transition from one person to the next one thought to another beautifullyThe latter portion of the book reads differently from the first as the characters examine their past actions what they have done what they might have done differently and how those different actions might have affected a different outcome It is here in which the beauty of the book resonates and the true talent of the author shines I gladly would read this book multiple times over and again just to have the pleasure of reading the second half with its beautiful proseThose Who Knew is succinctly written and is uite uick of a read and yet there is so much power and such a weighty message within so few pages that you will be left wondering how that could and also wanting Idra Novey is considered an up and coming American writer I daresay that with Those Who Knew she has arrived there alreadyThank you Edelweiss VikingBooks and IdraNovey for my advanced copy of this book Those Who Knew is available for pre order now and will be published November 6 2018

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Those Who Knew

Former regime still impact her credibility What if her hunch about this young woman's death is wrongWhat follows is a riveting exploration of the cost of staying silent and the mixed rewards of speaking up in a profoundly divided country Those Who Knew confirms Novey's place as an essential new voice in American fiction Idra Novey can write Her prose is beautiful and she plays with stylistic elements to create a wholly uniue reading experience Unfortunately I closed the cover on this nuanced work feeling somewhat confused I got itI think but there was a lot going on not all of which was clear to me I blame me 3 stars

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H back in her student activist days is taking advantage of a young woman who's been introducing him at rallies When the young woman ends up dead Lena revisits her own fraught history with the senator and the violent incident that ended their relationshipWhy didn't Lena speak up then and will her family's support of the Such a brilliant book of our now Politics plus figurative and literal political ghosts connect or ensnaring the lives of an expertly rendered cast of characters The result is as enraging as it is inspiring Between this novel and WAYS TO DISAPPEAR Idra is now one of my favorite contemporary writers


10 thoughts on “Those Who Knew

  1. says:

    ‘ How did she stay true to the voices in her head as they led her into the fire’Abuse of power comes in many forms and from many faces It’s easy to recognize it in the actions of your opponents but trickier to swallow when it is from those with whom you share an ideology This becomes another of the many ways abusers keep their victims silent Those Who Knew the second novel from Idra Novey opens with a possible mur

  2. says:

    Those Who Knew is one of the most timely on point works of fiction for this eraWith the opening pages of Idra Novey’s sopho novel Those Who Knew you will be hooked into the story of politics intrigue masculine abuse secrets and liesOn an unnamed island exactly one week after the death of a young woman is ruled “accidental” Lena discovers in her purse a shirt that she is convinced belonged to the young woman Maria Her friend

  3. says:

    While I appreciated this novel's ambition and stylistic difficulty the non linear telling the slipping identities the political plot the elision of place names and the setting in an unnamed Latin American ish island nation I can't say I actually liked the book I actually don't understand what it was about which is to say it was about many things but I have trouble integrating the ideas So I'm surprised at the novel's re

  4. says:

    This is one of the most exhilarating novels I’ve read in ages It’s an astonishingly perfect mosaic—intricate gorgeou

  5. says:

    25 rounded upFor much of Novey's sopho novel I was intrigued and reading uickly to find out how all the myriad and provocati

  6. says:

    Such a brilliant book of our now Politics plus figurative and literal political ghosts connect or ensnaring the lives of an expertly rendered cast of characters The result is as enraging as it is inspiring Between

  7. says:

    Idra Novey can write Her prose is beautiful and she plays with stylistic elements to create a wholly uniue reading experience Unfortunately I

  8. says:

    I consider myself very very lucky that I got to read an early copy of this highly anticipated book I loved Ways to Disappear Novey's second novel enchanted in a different way it made me ponder what we let people get away with and why Political and poetic

  9. says:

    5 out of 5So very much my kind of novel I loved what Novey did with the structure dropping in scenes from plays and clippings from newspapers

  10. says:

    Let me begin with my ending Idra Novey's Those Who Knew is beautiful classically shaped compulsively readable an all too relevant exploration of the moral and ethical conundrums of our troubled times as lavishly wrought as poetry rendered in sensational moving prose a page turner work of art layered like prescient pentimento Get your hands on a copy of Those Who Knew as soon as you can move it to the top of yo

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