Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 12, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

Pure Colour

Pure Colour by Sheila Heti is “that rarest of novels – as alien as a moon rock and every bit as wondrous” (Kirkus Reviews). Or maybe it’s “an underwhelming fable, a sort of Generation X Jonathan Livingston Seagull”(Publisher’s Weekly). I’m trying to sort it out in my own mind – its message, its madness, its beauty. Here’s the plot, such as it is: a young woman grieves her …

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