“Nasrallah paints a vivid picture of this fictitious dictatorship, especially the father/son relationship that at once holds the country together and threatens to bring the whole house of cards crashing down.”
“Darkness is everywhere on the reader’s descent.”
“Caron superbly captures the loneliness, confusion, and fear that come with forgetting.”
It seems reductive, it seems too obvious to mention, but Suzanne is on the BTBA longlist because it’s beautifully written.
“Aaaaah! Not the plumbers! What’ll we do without plumbers?”
“The Crime on Cote des Neiges is fun, page-turning goodness, writing to wrap up warm in on a rainy day; a ticket to another world.”