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Bodies of Water, by V. H. Leslie

Bodies of Water - V. H. Leslie

V.H. Leslie's short novella, Bodies of Water, is perfect for feminist reading. In addition to the overt themes of women overcoming damaging relationships with men, there are also repeated metaphors of water, women’s perspectives of reality, and wombs. I enjoyed this ghostly story, but I feel that it is a dissertation waiting to happen. This isn't a criticism. It's more a warning that, if you are or have ever been an English major, those close reading skills will activate before too many pages and may get the way of really sinking into the story...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type.