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This book is a collection of short stories among which, most are delicate. Some of the short stories in the book i.e. ‘Something that needs nothing’, ‘Birthmark’, ‘Mon Plaisir’ are fabulously weird, lovely and offbeat. Almost every story centers woman in her mid-twenties or mid-forties.
What makes this book stand out?
The book is perplexingly good.
Read it for
These are delightful stories because they have the element of surprise.
Don't read it for
The novel's tone is not interesting and is written in a lecture- style. Some stories in the book are flat.