Keeping Lastly

A young woman who talks to the dead a gargantuan fortune teller a tidal wave a festival of the dead and a dentist who plays chess for teeth odd fellows and the unbelievable meet head on in this darkly humorous and passionate grown up fairytale.A debut novel, Keeping Lastly is a collection of stories from an imaginary island and of Sen a young woman with a clairvoyanA young woman who talks to the dead a gargantuan fortune teller a tidal wave a festival of the dead and a dentist who plays chess for teeth odd fellows and the unbelievable meet head on in this darkly humorous and passionate grown up fairytale.A debut novel, Keeping Lastly is a collection of stories from an imaginary island and of Sen a young woman with a clairvoyant gift who has grown up thinking she is responsible for the death of her mother, Lastly Into the midst of this dreamscape stumbles a naive foreigner, a young man who falls in love with Sen and suffers greatly as a result An unconventional love story, this is a tale of love, loss and how we grieve.By turns funny, poetic and macabre and utterly fantastical.Praise for Keeping Lastly Keeping Lastly is one of those rare works that takes a book beyond mere entertainment and turns it into an art form.
Keeping Lastly A young woman who talks to the dead a gargantuan fortune teller a tidal wave a festival of the dead and a dentist who plays chess for teeth odd fellows and the unbelievable meet head on in this darkly

  • Title: Keeping Lastly
  • Author: B. Mamatha
  • ISBN: 9781481977975
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Keeping Lastly is one of those rare works that takes a book beyond mere entertainment and turns it into an art form. The intertwined stories of Sen and her mother, Lastly, provide the framework on which Mamatha builds a captivating story with haunting, poetic, and richly detailed prose. The island on which Sen lives is the source for a fascinating cast of secondary characters, each drawn with careful attention to detail.Read this book if you enjoy literary fiction in any form, and if you want a [...]

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