True Crime: Victimized Children
With a glowing New York Times review, this book certainly has already caught a lot of attention. But it lives up to its accolades - it has been a long time since I have read a memoir as gripping, as emotional and as genuinely moving. It is certainly a dark memoir that covers a lot of horror, but Brockes’ own perspective provides a buffering distance as she pieces together her mother’s first twenty-five years in South Africa. But even with this bit of distance, Brockes’ grief for the loss of...
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