First You Try Everything: A Novel
Publish date: January 17th 2012
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
In the film, A Few Good Men, Jack Nicholson’s character, Colonel Nathan Jessup, barks at the courtroom, “You can’t handle the truth.” If you can’t handle some truth about marriage, then First You Try Everything is not the book for you.Evvie Muldoone is a happy-go-lucky sort, a free spirit, a person ...
First You Try Everything is sad and disquieting, and you cannot help but be drawn into Evvie’s chaos as she tries to make sense of what’s happening to her marriage. You feel her confusion, her helplessness, her fear.Things come to a head when Evvie takes drastic action to make Ben realize he still l...
This has a fairly mediocre rating, but the sample seemed pretty solid and my friends rate it higher than the average. I'll give it a shot.
I received this novel from a Goodreads giveaway, that in no way affects the content of my review.This novel is about a couple, Ben and Evvie, who had been together for 16 years when Ben decided that he no longer wants to be with Evvie. He sees Evvie as a changed person, one that he can no longer liv...
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