He's gone. And telling the truth won't bring him back...When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the world. Lies, rumours and guilt snowball, causing the parents, Joanna and... show more
He's gone. And telling the truth won't bring him back...When a baby goes missing on a lonely roadside in Australia, it sets off a police investigation that will become a media sensation and dinner-table talk across the world. Lies, rumours and guilt snowball, causing the parents, Joanna and Alistair, to slowly turn against each other. Finally Joanna starts thinking the unthinkable: could the truth be even more terrible than she suspected? And what will it take to make things right? The Cry is a dark psychological thriller with a gripping moral dilemma at its heart and characters who will keep you guessing on every page. "Fitzgerald is dark, clever, highly inventive". (Lovereading.co.uk). "FitzGerald excels at twisting the reader's expectations and turning our assumptions on their heads". (The List).
Publish date: September 5th 2013
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
The Cry is the first book I have read by Helen Fitzgerald and I was very impressed. I thought it would be a courtroom drama but it turned out to be more of a family drama, with the various people featured coping with grief, anger and betrayal. There was one character, I won't tell you who, I took ...
Coming September from Faber & FaberThank you kindly to Helen Fitzgerald and the Publisher for the advance copy of this novel.Baby Noah goes missing from a roadside in Australia and the media attention is intense and extreme. Battling their loss and the attention, Noah’s parents Alistair and Joanna s...
The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald was a book that I have had on my kindle for the past couple of months but was advised to save it for my holiday as it is just the sort of book you want to read start and not stop until the end. And it was an excellent clever psychological thriller. This is the story of ...