Books - Review

EnglebyEngleby is a Cambridge student who fancies Jen, but he falls under suspicion when Jen disappears. Always a loner, he narrates the story of his difficult childhood, and the bullying at school, and then his falling into journalism. But his memory plays tricks on him and he drinks a lot and takes lots of pills. And then, years later, Jen's body is discovered...
by Sebastian Faulks
Score: 6.5
Published: 2007
Read: August 18th 2008


John said

Quite good. He's certainly a gloomy old character, but I definitely felt some sympathy for him. I liked the last third where you start to realise that he really is very weird indeed, and get the point of view of those around him.

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