O yes, Loneliness —

otago612164So, I have written on loneliness before, on this blog, and will likely do so again.

Yet I may point out here that of these 52 stories in 52 Men, based in life, all 52 transpired before I turned aged 40, and loneliness no longer plagues me.

“Everlasting hurt” — to quote Michelle Elvy on the book, yes, that plagues me.

But who doesn’t have everlasting hurt, over something?


“There is everlasting hurt in these pages, but also a kind of bold acknowledgement of the hurt.

The whole book can be seen as an answer to the question of loneliness…..”

Full review on the link below:

The Question of Loneliness

About louisewleonard

Author of 52 Men, 2015. Excerpts in The Rumpus, Tin House, Fiction Advocate and Gargoyle.
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