Rating: 2/3. Some books exist to entertain, others to transport, enlighten and shock you into pushing for change. Deepa Anappara’s debut novel is one of the latter.
Rating: 1/3. This story deserves close attention to its details, the layers of reality making up a quiet 20th-century American countrytown.
Rating: 3/3. It has a majestic, intricate force to its expression that made me cling to the book in silence for several minutes after finishing it.
Rating: 2/3. Especially interested in the glory of books and writing and storytelling and bending the rules of rationality with unbridled imagination…