The Fall Guy

by James Lasdun

Quick take

As the book's perspective widens, things start to veer off course, and this is where I started reading really, really fast.

Why I love it

My favorite hobby, if I'm being honest, is hyper-analyzing. I love analyzing my own life decisions as well as those of my friends. (Sometimes I even offer my own uninvited opinions —to mixed effect!) Being a habitual reader provides a welcoming outlet, a continuous stream of new 'friends' to analyze.

And in this sense, The Fall Guy is doozy! It's a deeply psychological novel where much of the a...

Member thoughts

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  • Laura B.

    Champaign, IL

    "The fall guy was a great book. It had a lot of twists and turns that kept you guessing on what was going to happen. I couldn't put it down!"

  • Victoria G.

    Eau Claire, WI

    "Wow what a a lot of twists and turns! Kept me guessing til the end!"

  • Jessica V.

    Cottonwood Heights, UT

    "A psychological thriller with a great plot twist."

  • Stephanie B.

    Bexley, OH

    "I loved this one so much! I can't understand why the ratings are so poor. "

  • Jeanne W.

    Evansville, IN

    "Enjoyed the read. I did figure out the ending somewhat before the last page but overall it was a good book. I would recommend the book to others."

  • Nicole M.

    Greenville, SC

    "We all think we're good people."

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    Colchester , CT


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  • Tawny M.

    Spring, TX

    "It's amazing how you can root for someone who is essentially the bad guy."

  • Meghan F.

    Alexandria , VA

    "Not at all what I expected, but thoroughly entertaining!"

  • Amy B.

    Topeka, KS

    "How did I get from the beginning to the end in this book? I had no idea where this book was headed and I loved every minute. "