Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Me Before You

Me Before You is by Jojo Moyes. Louisa Clark is an ordinary middle class girl living in an English tourist town. She lives at home with her parents. Her father is on the verge of losing his carpentry job, her mother stays at home to take care of her aging grandfather. Louisa works at a bakery to supplement the household income. When the bakery she works at closes, she is forced to find another job despite her limited job experience and qualifications. As a last resort she takes a job as caretaker for Will Traynor, a rich business tycoon forced to live life as a quadriplegic after a motorcycle accident. Despite his moods and bossiness she comes to care for him and determines to show him that his life is worth living. A tragically beautiful and haunting love story.

Ratings: Adult - 9 out of 10 - P (profanity) - AC (mature thematic content).

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