OK Mr Field by Katharine Kilalea

OK Mr Field

Katharine Kilalea

Mr Field is an enigma, seemingly suffering from a lack of purpose and direction following the aftermath of an accident and the mysterious disappearance of his wife. While the rich, descriptive language paints a vivid picture of Mr Field’s coastal surroundings, the ambiguity of his situation and state of mind is left for the reader to work out for themselves. A reveal and conceal book which is frustratingly intriguing.

When I woke up I didn’t feel as though I was awake. How can I explain it? It was like jet lag or coming round from an anaesthetic. I’d sleep through my alarm and still be so tired that, having struggled to open my eyes, I myself and everything around me was just pale and lifeless shadows.
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