Saturday, 24 October 2009
Legend of a Suicide by David Vann - Four *
The synopsis of the book does not reflect the book I read. It is a story about a suicide. Or two? We keep shifting perspectives and see the story though a different view point although mostly narrated by the same 'person'. It is not comfortable inside the narrators head, but it is strangely compelling. Despite the discomfort I had to read this and enjoyed it immensely.
Having felt the twists in the middle, I may not read it again, however I may - to try to get a better understanding of how all the strands fit together.
Thank you David Vann - you really entertained me.