Sunday, July 30, 2017

Eighteen books with the most unusual narrators

At Entertainment Weekly, Eric King tagged 18 books with the most unusual narrators, including:
Continental Drift, Russell Banks

Narrator: A voodoo spirit
Widely considered a literary classic, this 1986 novel focuses on a disillusioned New Hampshire repairman who moves his family to Florida for a better life. There he encounters a Hatitian refugee and her family who have traveled as far for the same reason. This portrait of globalization is conveyed by a Haitian voodoo spirit narrator.
Read about another entry on the list.

See also: Lucy Scholes's ten novels told by unusual narrators.

--Marshal Zeringue