Aetherial Worlds: Stories by Tatyana Tolstaya

Aetherial Worlds: Stories by Tatyana Tolstaya

Quite an mixed bag of stories. The most interesting stories are the ones where the author talks about her experiences, or observations of the world. I particularly liked her story about traveling in Crete. A lot of stories weren’t that memorable but I still enjoyed this whole selection.

The write writes with passion, and humour. In the middle of stories she pivots with ease from on topic to another. I feel like I’m in a bar with her and she’s regaling me with stories from her life. The stories feel very authentic. I love her Russian sense of humour and perspective in life.

Rating: ★★★

Book #39 in My 2019 Reading Challenge

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