Posted on 17th July 2013

Posted by Sophie

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Asunder

Contrary to expectation for a progressive young Londoner, and indeed for a modern fictional heroine, the narrator of Chloe Aridjis’s exquisitely original second novel, Asunder, lives deliberately quietly and obscurely. ‘I have always been more interested in being than becoming,’ explains Marie, a 33-year-old attendant at the National Gallery. ‘Ambition has never been high on…