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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd



This is one of the stranger books I have read and I have read some strange ones.   People start to lose their shadows and the shadows are what keeps memories.   The story is about people becoming shadowless and the journey to save their memories.

The shadow free folks begin to exhibit traits that threaten those with shadows and are consequently persecuted.   This leads to some extremely bizarre reactions by those without shadows.

I finished the book but it was a bit of a struggle.  Lots and lots of introspection leavened with occasional action.  It will probably end up as required reading by psych classes.

I've read some of the reviews and obviously some folks have seen more in this book than I did.  Dystopian novels can pique your interest or not.  This one did not pique my interest. 

This book may have been received free of charge from a publisher or a publicist. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.

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