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The Burning Island (Jock Serong, Text)

To read The Burning Island is to feel, very often, ‘all at sea’. Much of the novel takes place on the ocean, sure, but more than that, it can be hard to know what’s happening, and why. The narrator’s own uncertainty furthers this sense of disorientation. This both increases the...

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Category: Reviews