Jul 222013
 
Review: The Gargoyle

This was a mesmerizing story told in a lyrical manner. The poetic prose made me read in short bursts to avoid being overwhelmed by the story. Unlike when I tear through books, this book demanded slower reading; a story to be savoured. The story centres around an unnamed main character who is a former cocaine-addicted port star. He suffers a terrible car accident and is horribly burned. The story starts with his recovery in the burn ward, and leads to his life with Marianne, a woman who may be schizophrenic or bipolar, but is definitely a talented artist. The “hero” […]