Gripping from the get-go

THAT is a significant dent into the reading market.

Actress Reese Witherspoon and 20th Century Fox acquired the film rights and David Fincher was attached as director. As one of those two million readers, the narrative of the film came as no surprise, however at nearly two and a half hours’ running time, I was gripped from the get-go.

This story of a marriage gone very sour indeed begins, like most marriages do, with two clever people in love in New York. Amy (Pike) comes from a literary family, her mother and father have made