Cage completes an original, intensely dark triptych that chronicles post crash Iceland. This is a gritty, textured, bitter-sweet tale of life for a small group of ordinary people caught up in the financial collapse and it’s aftermath. People who have gravitated to or been pushed toward the edges of society, people who struggle to cope. …
Alia Trabucco Zerán’s masterful new novel, ‘The Remainder,’ follows three childhood friends on a quest to confront past trauma.
I first discovered this author when I read his novel The Healer, a post-apocalyptic story set in a Helsinki beset by the effects of calamitous flooding and climate change. It was a brilliant novel – and with climate change increasingly seen as an emergency – one that was ahead of its time. I next encountered …