Monday, October 12, 2009

2009 book 214

Irene Sabatini's The Girl Next Door
Great, great book about an African girl in Zimbabwe in the 80s just after independence, and the white boy next door who may or may not have murdered his stepmother, and their interrelations throughout the 80s and 90s during all the political upheaval. It went places I wasn't expecting, taught me more about a country I know little about, and had believable and sympathetic characters. A.

I have a post brewing about some of the many, many graphic novels I've read--and neglected to blog about--lately, but it's been a long day and I'm tired. Stay tuned, or whatever?

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