I couldn't put this one dowThe story of a dysfunctional family, whose summer is disturbed by the arrival of a mystery visitor, who turns their lives upside down and forces each member of the family to evaluate what has happened in their lives.
I couldn't put this one down. I was entranced by the concept and the writing is beautiful. It was both comedic and thoughtful. I would highly recommend it to others.
Why did it take me so long to take this one off my shelf and start reading it?...Continua
(unless I missed the point,I was drawn in, involved with the characters, getting to grips with the curious language, and then... then nothing much. I seem to have finished the book and yet missed the ending... A bit disappointed to be honest.
(unless I missed the point, anyone?)...Continua
The writing style and the novel's structure is very clever and somtimes brilliant, especially Amber's first-person narrative - a fuelled, frenzied, beatnik roman candle. It's not a straightforward page-flipping read - prepare to engage your brain to navigate the shifting perspective, somewhat experimental form and engrossing language - but definitely a rewarding one....Continua