Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

This novel has received some gushing accolades. I won’t echo them because I almost stopped reading when I realized it was yet another tale about abuse in a poor family. However, the writing was excellent (vivid characters and compelling dialogue), so I kept reading and I’m glad I did, because there are a couple of twists and turns that I totally didn’t expect in what had first appeared as another stock tale.

Gwenamon says: Grim with a twist


About gwenamon

bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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