Debut novel of extraordinary promise, tale of Chinese in Alaska seen through a child’s eyes has echoes of Virginia Woolf

//Debut novel of extraordinary promise, tale of Chinese in Alaska seen through a child’s eyes has echoes of Virginia Woolf

Debut novel of extraordinary promise, tale of Chinese in Alaska seen through a child’s eyes has echoes of Virginia Woolf

The Unpassing by Chia-Chia Lin, pub. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 3.5/5 starsThe Unpassing comes unusually garlanded for a debut novel, with back-cover blurbs offering high praise from four authors. And first impressions are favourable, with author Chia-Chia Lin skil­fully creating an intense, image-rich world.Events unfold in a hardscrabble village near Anchorage, in the American state of Alaska, in the 1980s, and the wilder­­ness features prominently, setting a psycho-geographical tone. The…

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