Tuesday February 25, 2020

Apocalyptic fable holds your interest

Fiction: Find Me. By Laura van den Berg. Ebury, €17.50. Reviewed by Sarah Gilmartin.

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

14th June, 2015
Laura van den Berg’s debut novel is set in a future, dystopian US

So much of our literature is preoccupied with the past. What we remember about our experiences growing up informs much of our behaviour as adults. But what if we could no longer remember anything? This is the premise of Laura van den Berg’s debut novel Find Me, which looks at memory and traumas and our ability to survive them. The power of the mind to bring health or illness, life or death, is scrutinised by...

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