A truly literary work. Beautiful. So glad I discovered this new author and her work. The short novel is over 20 years old and I enjoyed, not just reading it but thinking of those characters who at the age of 40 consider themselves old! A story about life and women and men, although men don't take that an important part but most are always there on the sidelines, inflicting pain and making (bad) things happen. This was a pretty good description of life, or at least, the sour part of life....Continua
Adolescence, female friendship, family life, small town blues and adult unsatisfactions: a poignant narrative where every woman reader may find something of herself.
Moore is great: she deserves a wider recognition out of the USA.