"Sometimes you are aware when your great moments are happening, and sometimes they rise from the past. Perhaps it's the same with people." James Salter
I wouldn't necessarily say this is one of the best books I've read, but it is definitely one that made me want to keep reading. It is one that stays with me...like I lived it. So, maybe that means it is one of the best books I've read, because isn't that the point of a good story? It stays with you.