The Gold Finch

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Theo Decker is aged thirteen. He is a survivor of the accident which killed his mother. One of the most heart-warming stories in the top 10 books.  A wealthy family takes the boy. However, his longing for his mother leads him to a painting and underworld. The book is more of a haunted Odyssey with vivid character and good plot development. There is the underworld, lost love and compassion.

What makes this book stand out?

A good taste of adult fiction in the recent times. A good book by an excellent writer.

Read it for

A good blend of love, underworld, art history, child bullies, and drug dealers from Russia.

Don't read it for

Lack of heavy editing towards the end of the book.

Brief about Author