Mar 032014

portes-burythisNew York Times: Portes tells this tale of violence in spiraling prose. Her empathy shies away from nothing in the tangled lives of this small Michigan town, with a young girl tied up tight in the center. “Bury This” begins with the snowplow driver who finds Krauses’ body, and the writing is so exquisite it is impossible to believe that Portes could sustain its impressionistic method, at once omnipresent and precise, for the remainder of the novel. But she does, with hardly a slip in tone as we move from character to character.

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