A taut, philosophical mind-bender from the bestselling author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things. We don’t get visitors. Not out here. We never have. In Iain Reid’s second haunting, philosophical puzzle of a novel, set in the near-future, Junior and Henrietta live a comfortable, solitary life on their farm, far from the city lights, but in close quarters with each other. One day, a stranger from the city arrives with alarming news: Junior has been…
|I honestly think this author has some secret sauce he takes to write books that are so unnerving but don’t require all that gore stuff many authors immediately go to when trying to accomplish that feeling.
After reading I’m Thinking of Ending Things and loving it, I had to read this one as well. While I was a bit more confused with this one (can someone explain if there was a hidden metaphor, allegory or something), I still was anxious while reading the whole time.
If you are looking for a deep dive into relationships, this is it. I finished it a few weeks ago but by the time I am reviewing, I still am thinking about it!