The Kept: A Novel

The Kept: A Novel - James Scott 3.5

James Scott’s writing clearly evokes the bleak landscape and equally stark, isolated characters of The Kept, but there is a tendency towards unnecessary detail and the third person narrative is a little too detached from the story. It’s almost like watching a documentary in which the camera is off panning over a frozen lake or icy field, while the action is taking place just out of shot.

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*Advanced review copy received from Random House through Nz Booklovers