Algonquin

9781616208592

STARRED REVIEW

Creatures

With its beautiful writing and redemptive ending, CREATURES is an imaginative, atmospheric debut novel.

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Review of ‘Creatures’

“There is a dead whale. It rolls idly in the warm shallows of this island, among cartoonish sea animals with tentacles, suction cups, and goopy eyes,” narrator Evangeline tells us in the opening of Crissy Van Meter’s debut novel, Creatures. “This island” is Winter Island, a fictional island off the Southern California coast that resembles Catalina…

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