Storms. The parents in Lydia Millet’s novel titled, A Children’s Bible, have abdicated responsibility so a group of twelve children of various ages fend for themselves after storms devastate the summer house where the extended group has been staying. The children leave their hedonistic parents in the damaged house and head into chaos. If your appetite is for dark humor in troubled times, you’re likely to love reading this novel. Nature, man, animals and their relationships are fodder for Millet’s fine writing and observations about the state of our lives and our world.
Rating: Four-star (I like it)
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