Saturday, November 28, 2015

Last Last Chance

By Fiona Maazel

I went to a reading by Fiona in Riverside Park, and was very impressed with her beautiful writing and rich imagination. She seemed to have a tendency to tackle a bunch of important and not necessarily related issues, and she does it in a way that makes you smile and laugh out loud even when you're sad. So I checked out her debut novel, and was not disappointed. I chuckled frequently and enjoyed the perspective of a drug addict of a world in crisis - attacked by a superplague. I was a bit thrown off by occasional voices of reincarnated souls, which were not always easy to follow. But on the whole, I really enjoyed the book. [337 pp.]

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