Some books are loud, others not so much. The Measures Between Us is indeed, a quiet story—quiet, and stubborn.
Set just outside Boston, Ethan Hauser’s debut novel is all about relationships in the midst of madness. For some, it’s evident. Victor and Mary struggle with a decision to hospitalize their young adult daughter, Cynthia. Others? It’s hidden beneath the surface—Henry Wheeler and his wife Lucinda seem to be young and in love and moving forward with a baby on the way. But for both husband and wife, the relationship is a struggle, and neither are talking to the either about it.
Hauser puts forth a insanely remarkable effort in detailing the emotions of his characters—so much so, it’s easy to crawl into their brains. Victor’s quiet desperation and … you can read the entire review here.
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