THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM'S MURDER
The Color of Bee Larkham’s Murder has been compared to The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Nighttime, one of my most favourite books, ever. I can see why, as this novel is also a mystery with a boy with autism, although instead of Asperger’s, the main character has synesthesia, a condition where he sees colours when he hears sounds. I found this book to have some heavy themes, and at some points it was a little difficult to get through, although I was incredibly busy while reading it so I was easily distracted. I did really enjoy reading the story, and the mystery remained one until the very end, and was fairly satisfying. I loved the character of Jasper and I think the author did a great job of making the right characters likeable.
It’s a fairly quick read and although not necessarily a beach read, it has humour and heart.
4 stars, this book took me almost 5 hours to read. I received an advance reader’s copy from @netgalley and this review is my own.