Friday, January 7, 2011

Heard about a Book...

Just out in paperback is this 2010 The New York Times Notable Book and debut novel, The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli.

From the author's website:

Set amid the twin infernos of Cambodia and Vietnam in the early 1970's, draws the reader into a haunting world of war, betrayal, courage, obsession, and love. Tatjana Soli's spare, lucid prose infuses this novel with a dramatic clarity that makes us eyewitnesses to the collapse of two civilizations. More than that,
The Lotus EatersThe Lotus Eaters helps us to see and hear and feel the terrible human costs of that conflagration."