The Hinterland is not a place for kindness, but a cruel, beautiful mistress and that basically sums up the entirety of the book. We don't get kind characters, sweet characters. We get characters who are made of things more feral than what you usually get in fairytales, and it wouldn't work for any other book than this one.
Title: Seahorse Author: Janice Pariat Plot Summary: Nem was not like his college classmates. Instead of crowding around a TV set, Nem opted for lonely walks where he could indulge his passion for photography, until the night he saw Nicholas, a young professor from London, with another male student. The affair is passionate and brief.… Continue reading Book Review: Seahorse-Janice Pariat