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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. 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

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Those Who Knew

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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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. This is one of the most exhilarating novels I ve read in ages It s an astonishingly perfect mosaic intricate gorgeous on the topic of corruption which feels both timely and timeless It forms the most complete picture I ve ever read of this subject providing the reader with direct access into the minds of would be revolutionaries washed up revolutionaries those with good intentions and those without those who ve lost their way sexy egomaniacs blundering outsiders and many It s a uick read that reverberates long after you put it down It is BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN with the deftness of a playwright the sensitivity of a translator the fine touch of a poet and the skill of a born storyteller At the sight of Lena emerging from the bookstore Oscar nearly dropped his biscuits The day was not uite as stingy with its light today A few sunbeams punctured the thinning clouds which he hoped was the reason Lena was suinting so intently and not because she was debating whether to acknowledge him After her release from the valley s rehab center she had assumed that her stay with the newly returned Lena would last a few months at most Yet somehow a year had gone by as uiet and green as the fields of the valley and she was still playing grandma in the afternoons still smoking with Lena in the evenings on the porch watching the light sift through the trees At breakfast they took turns being the ornery one at the table It was the rare morning now that Olga even considered a joint while still in bed There was really no predicting where or when the least lonely years of one s adult life might begin Oscar closed the door to his daughter s room and crept toward the living room thinking of the tigers they d seen the previous weekend at the zoo the irrelevance of their stealth moving toward nothing but the bars at the opposite end of their single tree seven rock savannah He always felt far freer in his first seconds creeping toward the sofa than he did when he reached it just to sprawl there reading headlines on his phone like some animal slumbering with its eyes open I couldn t recommend this book highly enough Packed with real wisdom and brutal honestly and heartwarming tenderness THOSE WHO KNEW will no doubt prove the best American novel of 2018


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 an

  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 secre

  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

  4. says:

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

  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 provocative plot threads would resolve themselves interweave and form a cohesive whole Unfortunately the novel just END

  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 this novel and WAYS TO DISAPPE

  7. says:

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

  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

  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 and I loved the content of the novel itself a propulsive look at toxic masculinity in pol

  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

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