Elena Bruess

Critic

USA

Elena Bruess is a contributor for A. V. Club Magazine

What We Lose

Date: 11 Jul 2017 Category: Books
9.0 Rating
Zinzi Clemmons uses a poetic style, rich imagery, and fervent introspection to delve deep into the heart of racial divides, economic guilt, and the severe desperation of loss in her debut novel, What We Lose. The story not only thematically and structurally changes the usual story of loss, but also highlights a hardened subject matter with new and original attention. Thandi, a young woman growing up on the East Coast, struggles to find balance in ...