“She thought, if I can balance on one leg for ten seconds, I won’t cry. If I fall, I’ll cry. She fell.”
Meet Louis, a young boy who shuttles between his alcoholic dad and his worried mom.
“Darkness is everywhere on the reader’s descent.”
“The islands are dropped words, outstripping thought. Like splattered chapters. Heading in every direction.”
Something lurks right underneath the surface, in the nameless gap between passion and reason.
“Caron superbly captures the loneliness, confusion, and fear that come with forgetting.”