“The Cost of Living” is the second of Deborah Levy’s working autobiographical publications. I enjoyed it for the most part, but found some of the essays to be unrelatable for me personally. I'll probably go back and read the first in the series at some point as this was an enjoyable 3 star read for me.
"An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell" is an enjoyable quick read, but it's not something that's going to stay with me forever. It sits somewhere in the middle of my varying opinions of Deborah Levy's work so far - 3 stars.
Deborah Levy's early novel "The Unloved" was odd and felt disconnected. I didn't really understand what was going on and therefore didn't enjoy reading it very much - 1 star.
It's 5 stars second time round for Deborah Levy's "Swimming Home". I really enjoy this style of book, or novella. Short but not all that sweet, it leaves you something to think about.
It seems I'm torn with the style of Deborah Levy. I'm a big fan of two of her books, yet this and "Black Vodka" just weren't for me. I found it hard to connect to the characters and I found it hard to know what was going on. Unfortunately it's one star for "Billy and Girl".
A powerful short read which draws you in to it's dreamlike world. It's odd, but it's good. Deborah Levy's "Hot Milk" gets 4 stars from me.