By Candas Jane Dorsey
Winner of the 1997 William J. Crawford Memorial Award (for a primary myth novel), this utopian, archetypal tale follows 5 generations of women--from the huge, sadistic despot to her great-great-granddaughter operating in a warehouse--through their travels clear of and towards each other. Loves and deaths are undergone the generations, accumulated on their successive trips, each one stressed personality surroundings others in movement as she seeks freedom and kinship. Candas Jane Dorsey's concise language is robust, telling an extreme tale with no emotional plateaus, basically peaks and valleys, pleasure and grief. this is often an concerning, unsettling ebook. it's simply the best and such a lot bold novels of 1996 and person who will impress notion and dialog.
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