Book Review: Keturah and Lord Death (or, When Death Gives You Lemons…)

I simultaneously felt bewitched and disturbed by this beautiful, dark fairytale. There is something there, some undercurrent in Keturah’s words and acceptance at the end, that stings a little. I cried reading the resolution, and though I knew where it was going — we usually know where fairytales will end — I was satisfied and devastated and happy-sad.

Like the lemons that become so central to the story, this book is bittersweet.

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