Apr 172013
Review: Ru

This story was told in a unique format: short vignettes that were often only a page or two in length. They felt only subtly connected, and didn’t always flow smoothly. This left the book with a disjointed feel, but the writing itself used beautiful language. Without prior knowledge of Vietnam history, the story was a bit hard to follow as there was little background given. The story centred on people and the experiences that the main character had. Overall, while I found the story moving and very personal, I couldn’t get into the format. It felt too disjointed without a […]