Book of the Month: Matrix by Lauren Groff (2021)

2021-11-02T13:27:08-04:00

Book of the Month: Matrix by Lauren Groff (2021) Critical Review "Perhaps the greatest pleasure of this novel is also its most subtle. Groff is a gifted writer capable of deft pyrotechnics and well up to the challenges she sets herself, including that of rendering feverish apparitions of the Virgin as recorded by a seminal poet of the Western canon. One senses she doesn’t so much struggle to create her vision but is borne aloft on it, which is the page-by-page pleasure as we soar with her. "But it’s the dogged progress of a grand life that sustains this narrative. From [...]