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Future Home of the Living God Reviews

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Future Home of the Living God

Louise Erdrich

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1 review

Imprint: Corsair
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 6 Sep 2018
ISBN: 9781472153340

Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event.

  • The GuardianBook of the Year
3 stars out of 5
Stephanie Merritt
7 Jan 2019

"This diary to an unborn child shows a world where the treachery of our genes has distorted society"

Though the narrative often sparkles with dry humour and Erdrich writes beautifully of the ferocity of maternal feeling and the terrors of pregnancy, it reads as if she has tried to cram in too many ideas in and with too little room to breathe. She is undoubtedly a writer of great skill and imagination, but this novel feels as if it hasn’t quite fully evolved.