The Handmaid's Tale meets The Virgin Suicides during this dystopic feminist revenge fable approximately 3 sisters on an remoted island, raised to worry men
King has tenderly staked out a territory for his spouse and 3 daughters, Grace, Lia, and Sky. He has lain the barbed cord; he has anchored the buoys within the water; he has marked out a transparent message: Do no longer enter. Or considered from one other perspective: Not secure to leave. right here girls are protected against the chaos and violence of fellows at the mainland. The cult-like rituals and treatments they undergo toughen them from the spreading toxicity of a degrading world.
but if their father, the single guy they have ever obvious, disappears, they retreat additional inward until eventually the day males and a boy wash ashore. Over the span of 1 blistering sizzling week, a mental cat-and-mouse video game performs out. Sexual tensions and sibling rivalries flare because the sisters confront the amorphous probability the strangers signify. Can they live to tell the tale the men?
A haunting, riveting debut concerning the skill for violence and the efficiency of lady hope, The Water medication both devastates and astonishes because it displays our personal global again at us.
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