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Big Little Lies


Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - Summary


  • Title: Big Little Lies
  • Author: Liane Moriarty
  • Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Women's Fiction, Contemporary
  • Publication Date: July 29th, 2014
  • ISBN: 9780399167065


"Big Little Lies" weaves the lives of three women, each at a crossroads:

  1. Madeline: A strong-willed woman with a sharp wit, grappling with the complexities of a blended family and her daughter's preference for her ex-husband.
  2. Celeste: The epitome of beauty and grace, struggling with the realities of her seemingly perfect life and the price of maintaining her status in society.
  3. Jane: A young single mother, new to town, harboring deep-seated secrets and doubts about her son, whose arrival impacts the community.


  • The façade of a perfect life
  • The undercurrents of domestic conflict
  • The impact of secrets and lies in relationships
  • The strength and resilience of women


A compelling narrative, "Big Little Lies" exposes the dangerous little lies people tell themselves to survive. It delves into the complexities of relationships, motherhood, and the societal pressures faced by women.