We Were Liars - Part One: Welcome — Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

E. Lockhart
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Cadence wants to remember the events that have led to the amnesia and debilitating headaches she has suffered since her fifteenth summer on her grandparents’ private island. She feels damaged and out of place in her family of perfect, rich Democrats. When she remembers she was partially responsible for the tragedy that killed her closest friends and caused her own sickness, Cadence learns the truth of her own faults as well as those of her family.

In Chapter 1, the Sinclairs are described as perfect, old money Democrats.

In Chapter 2, Cadence Sinclair Eastman describes the ways she has changed since her accident. She has migraines, she has dyed her hair black, and she believes she looks sick. When she is fifteen, her father leaves her mother for another woman. Cadence describes the pain as a gunshot. Her mother instructs her to...

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