Review of Wiley Cash’s “This Dark Road to Mercy”

¬† “This Dark Road to Mercy” Wiley Cash William Morrow, HarperCollins Publishers January 2014 It’s not often you pick up a captivating read told mostly from the perspective of a child. Easter Quillby, Cash’s preteen protagonist, is intelligent and sweet. Despite her youth and naivet√©, Easter is a compelling character who quickly gains the sympathyContinue reading “Review of Wiley Cash’s “This Dark Road to Mercy””

“The Box” by Gunter Grass

“The Box: Tales from the Darkroom” Gunter Grass Date of publication: 2010 ISBN: 978-0-547-24503-4 Said to be a fictionalized memoir, Gunter Grass’ “The Box” was certainly unlike anything I’ve read before (at least recently). I picked up this novel on a whim from the “last copies in store” shelf at the local bookstore. The paleContinue reading ““The Box” by Gunter Grass”