Because I liked the premise of this book by the 2014 Man Booker Price winner, I thought I’ll give it a try.
What’s it about?
“First Person” is a quiet yet violent thriller which begins with the protagonist Kif Kehlmann being offered a commission to ghost-write the memoir of Siegfried Heidl.
Heidl is a notorious con-man and corporate criminal awaiting trial. And Kif is a writer desperate for a well-paying job. How hard could it be anyway?
Little does Kif realise he would put his integrity on the line, even his morality and at times, sanity it seems.
The reader is taken on the journey of a man facing a moral crisis, culminating in an act which even Kif could not have foreseen.
Despite the interesting premise of this…
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