“Rene Depestre’s masterpiece and one of the greatest examples of Haitian literature.”
“The visceral impact of Julianne Pachico’s prose . . . is enough to convince a reader that disorder is only a rock, a knock, or a gunshot away.”
Antoinette Martin is special.
“a singular voice . . .”
Julia inherits a gift from her grandmother: the ability to see through a person’s eyes when they are in the most trouble and their soul is reaching out for help, from somewhere in the future.
“. . . the literary equivalent of a bridge too far.”