Johanna Skibsrud won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for this compelling debut novel. Napoleon Haskell lives in Casablanca, Ontario, on the shores of a man-made lake that covers the remains of the former town. When his daughter’s life unravels, she retreats to Casablanca and is soon immersed in the complicated family stories that lurk below the surface of everyday life.
"Good effort, but ..."
"Clutter" is not just in our visible world - have you ever stopped to think how much is going on in our invisible world? Emotional dependencies are also a form of clutter which can weigh you down and suck the life-force out of you, and with our hectic lifestyles, it is no wonder that our brains feel scrambled all the time as well.