What is it about sisters?

Alison Croggon’s deeply wounded memoir
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April 2021, no. 430
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Monsters by Alison Croggon

Scribe, $29.99 pb, 272 pp

What is it about sisters?

Alison Croggon’s deeply wounded memoir
by
April 2021, no. 430

Alison Croggon has written poetry, fantasy novels, and whip-smart arts criticism for decades, but Monsters is her first book-length work of non-fiction. In this deeply wounded book, Croggon unpacks her shattered relationship with her younger sister (not named in the book), a dynamic that bristles with accusations and resentments. In attempting to understand the wreckage of this relationship, Croggon finds herself going back to the roots of Western patriarchy and colonialism, seeking to frame this fractured relationship as the inexorable consequence of empire.

Sarah Walker reviews 'Monsters' by Alison Croggon

Monsters

by Alison Croggon

Scribe, $29.99 pb, 272 pp

Buy this book

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