Lucretia and the Kroons (Novella)
Publish date: July 23rd 2012
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Urban Fantasy
, African American
, Short Stories
Lucretia and the Kroons is the story of twelve year-old Lucretia (Loochie) dealing with her best friend Sunny dying. It also features under-age smoking, zombies and flying rats. Even though this novella is quite enjoyable, it just doesn't work for me. I don't see for what audience Lucretia and the K...
This is a short, very fast read. It has crafty descriptions and an unusual story. I finished within a little over an hour because it's just at around 160 pages. Honestly, I felt detached most of the time. I understood the story was mostly a metaphor of dealing with death and illness and letting go, ...
A sad horror/fantasy story set within an urban setting that seems true to life.
It's a weird novella and I'm still trying to get my thoughts in order..The writing itself was wretched...but the story/message was good**Real review to follow**
Downloading Victor LaValle's Lucretia and the Kroons from NetGalley was a lark. I knew nothing about the author, and next to nothing about the book. A quick look at the various shelves it's been placed on at Goodreads will tell you that this is a story that defies genre, yet appeals to a broad base ...
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