Review: “We’re all completely besides ourselves” by Karen Joy Fowler

Check out the book, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, by Karen Joy Fowler, as reviewed in this post on Writer Christoph Fischer’s blog


Rosemary’s started college, and she’s decided not to tell anyone about her family. Rosemary is now an only child, but she used to have a sister the same age as her, and an older brother. Both are now gone – vanished from her life. There was something unique about Rosemary’s sister, Fern. You’ll have to find out for yourself what it is that makes her unhappy family unlike any other.

It took me a while to get into the story. The provocative opening scene and the beginning in the middle of a story put me off initially, but I knew what the book ultimately was about and therefor read on to the interesting bits.
SPOILER ALERT – I’m going to talk about something many reviewers leave out.
Because to do the book / audiobook justice one has to speak about the twist and it didn’t spoil it for me that…

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