Jenny Colvin

Critic

USA

Jenny Colvin is a Librarian in Greenville, South Carolina

What We Lose

Date: 11 Jul 2017 Category: Books
6.0 Rating
I jumped on this one for a buddy read in the Newest Literary Fiction group. This was a quick read but a confusing one. I feel like the description led me to expect a pretty straight forward novel about a South African childhood and loss. Instead it reads like a braided essay in longform, a memoir of sorts, with attempts to pull in other information. But it also feels unfinished, with several more revisions needed to really make the transitions ...