The Best Man in Texas uOme reason these books consistently annoy the hell out of me so Isually leave them alone However readers from all over the world are raving about Michel Bussi s After the Crash sing descriptors like extraordinary richly satisfying brilliant so I had to read it rightAfter the Crash is indeed a detective fiction mysterythriller The
PERSPECTIVE WAS INTERESTING AS THE STORY IS TOLD THROUGH was interesting as the story is told through detective s journal entries which offer a generous timeline of approximately eighteen years After reading the book s synopsis I m sure many will agree that the main storyline of approximately eighteen years After reading the book s synopsis I m sure many will agree that the main storyline pretty interesting even wild and it was overall However for me personally the flow of the mystery component was a bit too much I felt like I was offered a 5000 piece puzzle on a day I was fiercely PMS ing Yes that may sound extreme but that s the only way I can adeuately describe my reading experience Also the big mystery reveal was too similar to one I have read before in view spoilerDiane Chamberlain s The Midwife s Confession hide spoiler After The Crash is the trashiest of trashy airport thrillers The plot is preposterous in 1982 a baby is the sole survivor of a French plane crash Problem is there were two identical looking infants from vastly different families aboard and nobody can tell who the little girl belongs to The ensuing years see a hotly contested investigation into "Uncovering The True Identity " the true identity the nfortunate childThe writing is poor well trodden cliches and laughable implausibilities abound And yet I kept reading Why Well the central mystery may be daft but it is compelling Bussi has a knack of dangling a shiny new clue every time you feel like abandoning ship So I raced to the end to discover the solution. Er poor step forward to claim her sparking an investigation that will last for almost two decades Is she Lyse Rose or EmilieEighteen years later having failed to discover the truth private detective Credule Grand Duc plans to take his own.
Michel Bussi ñ 3 summaryAfter the Crash is a really superb mystery thriller one that hooks you in immediately and leaves you hanging on every world while you wait to find out the outcomeSo the premise is very clever a baby is the sole survivor of a plane crash Two families claim she is theirs
in the days before DNA and with such a young child how on earth do you work outthe days before DNA and with such a young child how on earth do you work out she is Especially when there are no real clues The court eventually decides but then begins years of Investigation By The Losing Relatives Determined To Get At The by the losing relatives determined to get at the backstory is mostly told through the journal of the detective who has been on the case from the start Hired by the rich family he spends years of his time trying to get to the truth in the end he leaves his journal to the child concerned We also follow along with her brother and various other people as the tale nfoldsIt is beautifully imagined the mystery of who the baby now a grown woman actually is some absolutely fabulous characters that evoke real emotion within the reader and some lovely little twists and turns on the way to the truth finally revealed A real page
#turner one that has you changing your mind at every step feeling a kinship with this girl who does not know #one that has you changing your mind at every step feeling a kinship with this girl who does not know name and keeps you hanging on to every word as and facts come to lightIt is a character driven tale with a terrific mystery element some real thrills along the way gorgeously translated and ltimately a really really terrific read So who is the survivor Lyse Rose Emilie The journey to discovery is an enigmatic and highly intriguing oneHighly RecommendedHappy Reading Folks Let me put my rating in perspective for you p front I m not a fan of detective fiction It is my least favorite of any genre For On the night of 22 December 1980 a plane crashes on the Franco Swiss border and is engulfed in flames 168 out of 169 passengers are killed instantly The miraculous sole survivor is a three month old baby girl Two families one rich the oth. And found it nsatisfactory This book is the literary euivalent of a post
pub fast food meal seems like a great idea at the time butfast food meal seems like a great idea at the time but leaves you A Biblical Approach to Developing the Inner Qualities of a Leader underwhelmedndernourished and regretting your life choices After the Crash was a piece of excellent storytelling It had many threads nusual characters and lots of twists and turns Sure it was completely improbable and a bit over the top but it had no trouble keeping my attention In 1980 everyone perishes in a plane crash on a flight from Istanbul to Paris except for a three month old baby But there were two three month old babies on the flight and both sets of grandparents lay claim to the one surviving baby Eighteen years later the search for the truth comes to a head Over the course of one day a number of characters move back and forth in time reflecting back on the aftermath of the accident and attempting to finally figure out who the mystery baby belongs to slowly moving toward the big revelation at the end It s a very clever way to structure the story and I found myself completely taken in Not a profound book or a literary masterpiece but definitely a clever page turner of a book And a very decent translation from the French original Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for an opportunity to read an advance copy
true mystery of the world is the visible not the invisible Oscar WildeMichel Bussi a French award winning author pens of the world is the visible not the invisible Oscar WildeMichel Bussi a French award winning author pens latest crime thriller Un avion sans elle that has been translated into English by Sam Taylor and the English title is called After the Crash The mystery revolves around the identity of the youngest survivor of a plane crash accident among 169 passengers aboard that happened eighteen years ago an. Life but not before placing an account of his investigation in the girl's hands But as he sits at his desk about to pull the trigger he ncovers a secret that changes everything then is killed before he can breathe a word of it to anyone. ,