Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Jul03

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Everything I Never Told You is the debut novel of Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere, which I read earlier this year. I loved Little Fires, so thought I  would give Everything I Never Told You a go. Set in the 1970s, and flashing back to the 1950s, it tells the story of the Lees – a Chinese-American family. It starts with the chilling words: Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. Lydia is 16 and the...

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Apr03

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

I’d seen Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng recommended by a lot of people, particularly my friend Suzanne at Inside, Outside and Beyond. I bought it a while ago, but hadn’t got round to reading it. If I’m honest I had that fear I sometimes get with popular books – what if I didn’t like it as much as everyone else?! (This was the case with Normal People.) I needn’t have worried. I was hooked on...

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