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Apple Tree Yard

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APPLE TREE YARD Louise Doughty

Apple Tree Yard

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Louise Doughty
publisher:
Sarah Crichton Books
genre:
Fiction, Thriller

We gave it an A-

Who’s the couple?
Yvonne Carmichael, a leading geneticist, and her professor husband, Guy.

What’s their story?
Guy watches as Yvonne begins an affair with an unnamed — and untrustworthy — lover.

How good’s the big twist?
The opening scene pretty much announces that things won’t end well for Yvonne, but it’s still fascinating to see a brilliant woman destroy her life with a few impulsive decisions. In Doughty’s hands, Yvonne’s actions are both shocking and weirdly understandable. A-