I loved the way these three women describe their lives, their gains and loses in a way that is not complaining or regretting; only describing. They tell you their story and you decide the value of it. A woman than can't stay awake because she is sleeping with a man married to a woman in comma; a girl that has to comfort her cousin, who sleepwalks after her boyfriend's death; and a girl that finds herself talking to her dead rival in her dreams. In general, I think that this book is worth a try....Continua
What can I say, Banana does it again. In three short stories, she manages to capture three women's stories in the entanglement of the simple act of sleeping, love, and of death -- a sleepwalker because of a death of lover, one haunted by the ghost/memory of a former lover's other girlfriend, one who does nothing but sleep because her lover's husband is in a coma.
Each is written in sparse yet beautiful prose. Each story is a gem with Banana's trademark otherworldliness....Continua