Literary reviews by Tim Love.
Warning: Rather than reviews, these are often notes in preparation for reviews that were never finished, or pleas for help with understanding pieces. See Litref Reviews - a rationale for details.

Sunday, 8 August 2010

"20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth" by Xiaolu Guo (Vintage, 2009)

10 years in Beijing, told in a rush of narrative. At times the combination clicks - "fragment 5" works fine by itself.

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