October 05, 2021

#BookReview: The End of the World Is Bigger than Love by Davina Bell






Synopsis: She said we didn’t know what the world out there had become. We had been alone there so long on that tiny island, in that tiny church.
But in the night, I couldn’t bear it.
My chest beat like wings.


Identical twin sisters Summer and Winter live alone on a remote island, sheltered from a destroyed world. They survive on rations stockpiled by their father and spend their days deep in their mother’s collection of classic literature—until a mysterious stranger upends their carefully constructed reality.

At first, Edward is a welcome distraction. But who is he really, and why has he come? As love blooms and the world stops spinning, the secrets of the girls’ past begin to unravel and escape is the only option.

A sumptuously written novel of love and grief; of sisterly affection and the ultimate sacrifice; of technological progress and climate catastrophe; of an enigmatic bear and a talking whale—The End of the World Is Bigger than Love is unlike anything you’ve read before.



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Rating: 1 Star
My Review:  This one was a no for me. The story was very confusing and just when I thought I had it figured out it was even more confusing. Both girls just kind of irritated me and it was just really confusing.  I don't really know what else to say about this one other than it was super confusing.  




Review

'A young adult version of Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel, with lashings of creativity and magic realism…This novel heralds the arrival of an ingenious new talent.' ―Books+Publishing

"Bell has created a detailed and evocative universe."―Australian Book Review

’Not a novel easily forgotten... A fresh voice in young adult fiction."―Herald Sun

'Davina Bell creates a world in which reality and fantasy join hands and dance together...YA readers will delight in its complexity and intricate plotting.'―Buzz Words

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

Davina Bell is an award-winning writer from western Australia. 

--This text refers to the audioCD edition.









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