Sunday, February 19, 2012

Review: Glaciers by Alexis Smith

In Glaciers, Alexis Smith’s marvel of a novel, the protagonist, Isabel, points out that there is much joy to be found in the mundane:
It’s a strange product of infatuation, she thinks. To want to tell someone about mundane things. The awareness of another person suddenly sharpens your senses, so that the little things come into focus and the world seems more beautiful and complicated.
In her debut novel, Alexis Smith shines light on these “little things,” thereby transforming Isabel’s world into something more beautiful yet complicated.

The rest of the review is here.

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