Publish date: May 24th 2013
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I know Lisa Moore best as a short fiction author. I think that is a style that suits her perfectly, and one that she cannot completely shake off in this novel. The precision with which she writes, all the hidden metaphors and images throughout the story, they all look like they come out of short sto...
"Chussled". It's a lovely word.As in, , "The leaves of the lupins chussled like the turning pages of a glossy magazine." Descriptions are precise, unexpectedly shining light on small details, illuminating the reality. The reality is mundane and unforgiving, but Moore portrays her characters with sym...