|10-09-2011, 03:29 AM||#1|
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Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Burgundy, France
Device: iPad 2
CLOSE (as opposed to SPEED) reading
Julia Leigh's style is very different (written more like spoken English), yet the language is skillfully crafted and, although the story itself may not be to everyone's taste (it's dark and quite disturbing), the rewards lie in the way the tale is told, which is utterly brilliant. BUT -- it does demand close reading; speed reading would IMHO skip too much of the value of this book.
Having a weather eye open for my next read, does anyone have any recommendations for their choice of a good "close" read, please?
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