Coming Of Age Fiction

Demi-Gods by Eliza Robertson

By Eliza Robertson

A daring debut novel comparable to Emma Cline's The Girls; a tale of affection, lust and the areas in among, from a 'captivating' (New York Times) new voice in fiction

It is 1950, and Willa's mom has a brand new beau. the coming of his blue-eyed, sun-kissed sons at Willa's summer season domestic signs the top of her secure adolescence. As her entrancing older sister Joan pairs off with Kenneth, nine-year-old Willa is interested in his unusual and solitary more youthful brother, Patrick.

Left to their very own units, Willa is swept up in Patrick's depraved video games. As they develop up, their encounters turn into more and more charged with sexuality and degradation. but if Willa eventually attempts to opposite the trajectory in their courting, an act of desperation has devastating results.

Unfolding among the wild freedoms of British Columbia and the glittering shorelines of California, Demi-Gods explores a girl's try and forge a course of her personal settling on in an international the place lady independence is suspect. delicate, playful and completely unique, Eliza Robertson is without doubt one of the most fun new voices in modern literature.

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