A poetic and metaphoric fable. Although unclear at first, it soon became apparent who (what) the "February" of the title stood for.
Even though I appreciate all realistic stories of depression (and through the imagery, I found a strong dose of real life) the book was pretty boring (Thaddeus.. gaah), and altogether way too long, repetitive and convoluted.
Drinking game bonus: drink every time the words "balloons", "ice" and "the girl who smelled of honey and smoke" appear. Not advised for the faint of stomach (the game)....Continua