Stick the key in the ignition of this monster hog
of a book. Snarling under the hood of this
majestic novel by Oregon-born, LA-living
Rachel Kushner is a torque-churning engine
run on literary nitrous oxide.
By Lawrence Osborne Once in a while, a novel comes along that has the slender, ripped body of sharp, exquisitely constructed literary fiction and the quicksilver, pumping mind of a slinky, gut-jabbing thriller.