„Not for weak souls”
„I have been planning to write about Cristina Nemerovschi since I first read her book, „nymphette_dark99” a few months ago, but I just did not find the time (obviously). However, at the beginning of December I started reading the sequel to that, „Vicky, nu Victoria” and I knew I had to express my awe towards her writing and thrilling imagination.
Cristina’s books are not for weak souls, I can truly say that. Having read only these two, out of 10 that she has published since her debut back in 2010, I am not quite sure I will soon gather the courage to read something else, not because they may not be good, but mainly because they may not be as good as these two.
„She would always tell me that if you bothered with whatever may happen after you did something, you would no longer want to do it. And this is how you become a robot that has given up on living.”
What first draw me towards these books was the main character and the controversies surrounding her. Sure, I have read Nabokov’s „Lolita” and I was thoroughly impressed by it, but this goes beyond any rebellion you can find in there. Just imagine a much darker Lolita, who loves sex but hates her mother, who has no problem skipping school, using drugs or cutting a stranger’s eyes in the woods. I don’t remember having read something more „deranged” and yet, captivating. You cannot but want… MORE HERE: http://snow-feathers.blogspot.ro/2016/01/call-me-vicky.html