10 reasons to read Echo of the Boom this spring

images  10) A good opening sentence is like a good punch in the face. The opening sentence of Maxwell Neely-Cohen’s Echo of the Boom is 20 perfect syllables.

They were all born after the fall of the wall but before the fall of the towers.

In my reading the cadence matches “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” Even if you don’t stick around for 456 pages (you should) that first line will make your stomach drop enough to keep you reading through the first section.

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