no longer what I want

The new issue of Contrary Magazine is online with my review of Kim Wright‘s first novel, Love in Mid Air. Here’s the first paragraph of the review:

As a plane heads down a runway, a stranger reaches for the Narrator’s hand. “Here comes the dangerous part,” he says. Not terribly subtle, but such layering makes a story feel alive. Love in Mid Air, the debut novel by Kim Wright, is rich in “shadow truth” as Charles Baxter refers to subtext. “What is displayed evokes what is not displayed.”

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7 thoughts on “no longer what I want

  1. Great review, Cynthia. Love the quotes you chose to use. And I agree there is no need to wonder what would happen if women (or men for that matter) did and said whatever they wanted in a marriage. It is fun to imagine though. Enjoyed!

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