The Ecstasy of Michaela
Pistelli's dystopic post-industrial novella creates an almost suffocating environment for its characters while at the same time making the reader skeptical of all viewpoints expressed. In short, a brilliant use of several unreliable narrators to simultaneously tell us a story of anomie, death and redemption, of sorts.
Pistelli's beautiful language moves the readers through Michaela's world seamlessly while evoking her role as confessor to the books other characters. I look forward to more work fr...more