Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

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Published: January 9, 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Category: Contemporary Fiction

What an interesting concept for a book! Four siblings – during their youth – will visit a fortune teller who will tell them each individually the date of their death: no sibling telling the other. How they live the rest of their lives may- or may not – be dependent on “knowing.”

img_1856Would you want to know? Would knowing change the way you live; for better or for worse?

The book is broken down into four parts for each of the siblings: Simon, Klara, Daniel and Varya. How they deal with the news of their date of death, if they believe, the decisions they make, and ultimately their end.

By the time I got halfway through the last section the message started coming to me: that a-ha moment. I really enjoyed this book. It was different and kept me engaged.

I think at first you feel it may be a bit more of a fantasy type read with some magic, but it wasn’t. Once their lives move on from that day with the fortune teller, we are immersed in their stories of “living,” I highly recommend reading!

Did you read The Immortalists? Do you have a favorite sibling? 

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20 thoughts on “Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

  1. Everytime I see this cover I become mesmerized by it beauty. Its very stunning. You review is fantastic. If I already hadn’t wanted to read I would for sure want to read it after this.

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