By Jojo Moyes (Pamela Dorman Books)
It’s hard to close the book on Jojo Moyes’ new novel, “Me Before You.” The story of a working-class British girl hired to care for a 35-year-old quadriplegic is delivered so easily and with such immediacy that it feels as if it should continue on. Just like life.
“Me Before You” is a heartbreaker in the best sense. A story that would seem inevitably to rely on contrivance and cheap sentiment steers clear of both, employing instead emotional truth to bring a reader to tears.
Moyes isn’t a literary stylist. Just a storyteller. A really good one.
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