Review: Deborah Ratliff’s “The Tree”

by writereaderly

deborah ratliff the treeAn unremarkable book, telling of an array of characters at Melbourne’s Heritage Trust Somethingorother who all have somethingorother to do with China, with odd ghostly narratives from Chinese dead. Slightly odd, readable, but really pretty average. I wouldn’t bother again.

Where it came from: Opshop
Time and manner of reading:
Bath and bed reads
Where it went: Home
Best line of the book:
Reminds me of/that: —
Who I’d recommend it to:

Also reading: Being Alive edited by Neil Astley; Peeling the Onion by Günter Grass; Returning the Gift edited by Joseph Bruchac; The Secrets of the Kaula Circle by Elizabeth Sharpe