Ailin Chin

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Before We Began, Tania Unsworth

In Before We Began, Unsworth intertwines two threads of narrative, both involving the central character Sophie Barrett. The first, chronicling the friendship between a 14-year-old Sophie and two other girls, Julia and Nancy, is perpetually interweaved with the second, focusing on Sophie as a 30-year-old stuck in existential stasis. Staring into a blank void of a future, she remains haunted by the past, yet at the same time equally unwilling to relinquish it