Eerie and atmospheric, Ghost Wall brings to the surface a teenager’s repressed resentment toward her patriarchal father.
In April I’ll continue to focus on reading LGBT fiction, while also starting to selectively make my way through the longlist of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
This month I participated in Reading Ireland Month 2019 and read an eclectic bunch of LGBT novels, contemporary and classic.
Compelling and cool, Conversations with Friends places millennial malaise and an unexpected love affair against the backdrop of summertime Dublin. Continue reading “on conversations with friends”
A real decision makes one humble, one knows that it is at the mercy of more things than can be named.
—James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room
Forceful and harrowing, Freshwater follows a young Nigerian girl as she comes of age while contending with multiple personalities and prolonged trauma.
Expansive and moving, the stories of Edna O’Brien’s The Love Object showcase the famous novelist’s talent for short fiction.