Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Big Sky. Patient readers will watch Atkinson meander in what seem like unconnected ways and then observe as she loosens some threads and connects others. At the center of the novel there’s crime: a human trafficking ring at work. While the novel can stand alone, readers of the earlier Brodie novels will enjoy the reprised characters, the increased complexity of their development, and the changes in their life situations and behavior, especially protagonist Brodie. Atkinson respects the intelligence of her readers, and feeds us with her humor, insight and clever references. It’s been almost a decade since the last installment, so enjoy the feast now that it’s finally arrived. Rating: Five-star (I love it) Click here to purchase Big Sky from amazon.com.