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"Think of Strega as a kind of summer night-terror. Heady and feverish. Chills and the thud thud of a heartbeat in its repeated phrases, its perfect-pounding verbs ‘I saw… I saw… I saw…’ "
Indigo Press 10/22
"a moving and intelligent collection that reminds us that love and kindness can look like many things: their consequences stretching far and wide."
"This is a writer to pay attention to, with a novel that holds many warnings and wonders within its folds. It’s a slim, perfectly sculpted text giving space to one woman, and the poetry of her pause"
"...secrets and revelations, visions and visitations, sharp dialogue and heavy silences..."
"..an eclectic set of short ...stories of Iceland’s sole city. Here they explore nature’s
confrontations with creeping urbanity; friendships and affairs amidst
cafes and bars; and the ghosts of both drowned sailors and abandoned
"an unnerving, intelligent, very funny, and often horrific labyrinth of
contemporary unease. With this collection, we meet a writer with the
skill and confidence to capture the disquiet of disintegrating truths"
spiky, timeless, and timely collection of psychologically astute speculative fiction.
"Mesmeric, funny, wry, delightful – this is a novel to help the
millennials find their own paths through the world they’ve inherited.
That’s, well… it’s no easy job.
"The impact – the form left against the eyelids – of this modern classic will remain long after you leave. Against the incessant roar of tides in your ears: the last index of salt, and steps, and dark halls against starlight. Careful. Do not lose your way. Do not lose yourself."
©J Moody 2021