Tin House

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Scorpionfish

As readers witness a growing friendship, the specificity of place cradles the characters’ attempts to understand what it means to be human and to love.

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Review of ‘Scorpionfish’

In Natalie Bakopoulos’ richly told Scorpionfish, readers step into contemporary Athens with Mira, a Greek American woman who has returned to the city while she grieves her parents’ deaths as well as a dissolving relationship. As we enter the mess of her universe, counterpoints appear from her neighbor, the Captain. The alternating voices of these…

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