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Book: Severance by Ling Ma

The plot of this book reminded me a lot of Louise Erdritch’s Future Home of the Living God, but Lin’s style is a lot different, and I enjoyed this one more.

It starts off really strong, meanders a bit in the middle, and finishes pretty well, albeit in a somewhat inconclusive manner. That summary sounds bad, but Lin’s writing is really good. Given that this is (I am pretty sure) her first novel, it is quite well done, and I am really looking forward to whatever she writes next.