Unless by Carol Shields

About the book

At once the disturbing, ultimately consoling story of one family’s loss and a searing portrait of life at the dawn of the 21st century, ‘Unless‘ is a daring novel from the master of extraordinary fictions about so-called ‘ordinary’ lives.

Reviewed by U3A Book Group 4

“Unless” divided the group leading to more discussion than we have had in months. “Unless” was compared with “Life of Pi” and we could see why the latter won the Booker. The Reta character frustrated us. Why was Nora not dragged to a doctor nd why did they accept the gloves?

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