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The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

One of my lovely friends from work sent me this to read and whilst I really enjoyed it I often found myself very confused as to what was going on. The plot was incredibly confusing as was distinguishing who was narrating certain sections. I got the feeling that this was kind of about a cult and/or a very secluded family. But at the same time it felt kind of weirdly dystopian but regressed. There was a lot going on in this.

My favourite part was definitely the style of writing, it's beautiful. But that was about the only aspect that I recall. I remember really enjoying the book, although it was confusing. I still prefer Emma Cline's The Girls or Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg for their cult fiction.



Name: The Water Cure

Author(s): Sophie Mackintosh

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

Pages: 248

ISBN: 978-0-241-33734-9

Rating: 3/5

Have you read The Water Cure?

What did you think?

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x


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