The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere)

300 pages

Published Oct. 11, 2016 by 47North.

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5 stars (2 reviews)

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4 stars

This book took me completely by surprise and was honestly so hard to put down. The writing style, alternating between diary entries and neutral narration added such an immersive element to an already super harrowing plot. Earlier this year I read Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich and Red Clocks by Leni Zumas, and knowing that this book came out in 2014, it's interesting to see how it certainly laid the foundation for dystopian books focused on reproduction. Definitely not the happiest book I've read, probably not the best time in our political climate to read about messed up stuff happening to women & families, but this book was amazing nonetheless.