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”
Knowing you are alive is watching on every side your generation’s short time falling away as fast as rivers drop through air, and feeling it hit
—Annie Dillard, An American Childhood
Moving on foot seems to make it easier to move in time; the mind wanders from plans to recollections to observations.
—Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust
Expansive and moving, the stories of Edna O’Brien’s The Love Object showcase the famous novelist’s talent for short fiction.