The personal is political... & historical
a review of
We are the Birds of the Coming Storm by Lola Lafon. Seagull Books, 2014, translated from the French by David and Nicole Ball
Originally published in 2011 as Nous sommes les oiseaux de la tempête qui s’annonce
We are the Birds of the Coming Storm is French author Lola Lafond’s third novel, and the first to be translated into English. It is the story of three women whose lives converge and intertwine during a time of personal and political upheaval.
Jul 21, 2015