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The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser
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I feel like I need to preface this by saying that Literary Fiction is typically not my thing. I was given this book as a Christmas present from a client so I wanted to get into it right away rather than forget about it on the shelf ;)
de Krester is a talent and I did appreciate her writing and use of language. It just isn't a style that really grabbed me or commanded my attention. It is kind of like a book of short stories, with the concessional cross over of characters - except for Pippa who is a constant through them all. And she isn't all that likeable.
I'd recommend this for readers that enjoy Literary Fiction and are curious about reading a new work from a contemporary Australian author.
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Reading Progress

December 14, 2017 – Shelved
December 14, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
December 17, 2017 – Started Reading
December 26, 2017 –
page 103
26.82% "Reads like short stories but I’m nursing the characters will cross over each other soon"
January 2, 2018 –
page 278
72.4%
January 6, 2018 – Finished Reading

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