Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Chicago, 1931. A strange house gives serial-killer Harper the power to travel through time; to hunt and kill his "shining girls". They're bright young women full of spark - until he cuts it out of them, leaving clues from different times behind to taunt fate.

Mkay, so I really wanted to love this book ... I was looking forward to reading it for ages (and yes, if I can get my hands on a signed copy, I'll still definitely buy a copy for myself!), but I dunno. It's an interesting concept, a time-traveling serial killer. But I still got a little lost along the way. In the beginning you read on, assuming it'll all come together and make sense in the end. And it kinda mostly did. But I think it still missed something ... and I can't quite pin point exactly what it was or should've been.

I still think you should read it, I really do adore a South African author :)

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