Over the course of the summer, I was on and off with a book that I came to really appreciate. I was hesitant at first to enjoy it, but once I really dove into it, I found a lot of material worth discussing. In the book, “We Were Liars”, by E. Lockhart, I noticed there were tons of connections, predictions, comparisons, and several personal thoughts.
“We Were Liars” is centered around the Sinclair family, a properly behaved wealthy family who by all appearances are beautiful, athletic and intelligent. As you look closer at this family, their flaws become stronger and their perfect display diminishes. They soon become a family of greed, jealousy, and racism. Towards the end of the book, Cadence finds herself trapped in this perfect, or in reality not- so perfect household. The Sinclair’s look perfect and “cookie cutter” on the outside, but on the inside, their walls are falling and chaos is erupting.
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