Love and Vertigo by Hsu-Ming Teo

Love and Vertigo

Hsu-Ming Teo

The pain of migration is minutely examined and the images, so movingly evoked, stayed with me long after finishing this sad, honestly told story.

Extract

She then dribbled soy sauce over the eggs and dusted the mucilaginous surface with pepper ... she knocked on the bedroom door and was permitted to enter and present them to her father. A nightly offering of daughterly love and duty.

Parallels
  • Lost Geography by Charlotte Bacon
  • The Electrical Field by Kerri Sakamoto
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan