Lina Meruane : Seeing Red

Screen Shot 2023-06-30 at 6.33.35 AMThis powerful autobiographical novel describes a young Chilean writer recently relocated to New York for doctoral work who suffers a stroke, leaving her blind & increasingly dependent on those closest to her. Fiction & autobiography intertwine in an intense, visceral, & caustic novel about the relation between the body, illness, & gender. “Meruane writes further into, rather than through or around, blindness. Her language pulses with the psychological terror of the body’s betrayal; it pulls at the seams of the self, unleashing something deep within. This is not a fictionalized memoir of transformation & recovery, but a book that burns in your hands, something sharp & terrifying that bites back.” — Anna Zalokostas, Full Stop

Share and Enjoy !

0 0

Subscribe to Between the Covers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *