Today’s team review is from Alison, she blogs here http://alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com/
Alison has been reading Starlings by Miranda Gold
Sometimes book reviews are really hard to write. There were aspects of this book that I absolutely adored. , and the way the author uses her writing to so accurately portray the chaos going on in Sally, the narrator’s, head is so very clever. And it works, for the most part. The repetitions replicate the way we have of going over and over a problem, and give a real rhythm to the prose, and the language is poetic at times. Sometimes I stopped and re-read a sentence, or a whole paragraph, because something was so well-written that I just had to read it again.
The story of Sally, and her troubled relationship with her brother Steven, who she adores, and her guilt and mixed feelings about her parents with who she…
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