Emily A.

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ISBN: 9780982503096
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Published: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2010

I'm astounded by the precise language and slow, quiet intensity of this novel. The story of Milla and Agaat's complex relationship unfolds in Milla's three distinct voices over a lifetime spent on a rural South African farm. Through dated journal entries, short bursts of stream-of-consciousness, and second person narrative, Milla's tale provides a compelling portrait of a nation at war with its own ideals.