Book Review: This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper

Review by Heidi

This is where I leave you is about a dysfunctional Jewish family that comes back together to sit Shiva for their dead father. Predictably, over the course of the novel, the four siblings rekindle a bond together. But this book is not as predictable as you might expect. The characters are rich in their development and the story is laugh-out-loud funny! You grow to love even the most flawed people. The humour and family members reminded me of the Bluth's in Arrested Development – one of my favourite TV series ever! Not surprisingly, the book is already being made into a screenplay. I highly recommend this one – you won't regret it!

4 Stars

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