Francesca Sasnaitis reviews 'Street to Street' by Brian Castro

Francesca Sasnaitis reviews 'Street to Street' by Brian Castro

Street to Street

by Brian Castro

Giramondo, $24.95 pb, 149 pp, 9781920882952

At the age of fourteen, Brendan Costa, not Brian Castro, visits a fortune teller. The Witch predicts a fortunate life, though one afflicted by a lack of awareness that may lead to loss of control and possible disaster. Castro is warning the reader to pay attention or lose the plot.

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Published in February 2013, no. 348
Francesca Sasnaitis

Francesca Sasnaitis

Francesca Sasnaitis is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia and has recently completed her first novel, Summerlands, which is partially based on her family’s experience of World War II. 

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