Sunday Book Review: Christopher Wild by Kathe Koja #X04

 

Author:  Kathe Koja

Publisher: Roadswell Editions

Release Date: 08/08/2017

Genre: Literary

I found this novel a riveting, transporting read, taking me from the streets of Elizabethan England to an early fascist America, and on to a near-future dystopia. With each incarnation of Kit Marlowe, the entourage and ensemble of his first life follow him to work out their karmic destiny—to betray, bear witness, or save him.  

Kit’s love of words, tobacco, and men; his wit, genius, and exasperating tendency to gravitate toward subversion and trouble through a heartbreaking triptych of lives are captured in a rush of raw, brilliant, riotously gritty prose that nailed me to the page.

I can’t wait to re-read this 😀