Jane Unrue’s ‘Life of a Star’

Reading Jane Unrue’s novel Life of a Star (Burning Deck Press) is similar to the experience of entering a quiet room and seeing the broken shards of a glass figurine lying on the floor and though when seeing the wreckage one is not familiar with what the shards once composed while intact, the essence has not changed—the figurine exists broken, it’s brokenness animated to high art.

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