A review by cheye13
Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

reflective tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


A very interesting story from a meta-fiction point of view. I knew the "twist" ahead of time and I think that helped me in the reading experience:
in part three, Ezra Blazer implies that section two was a work of fiction written by Alice.
Even with that, I feel like I need a reread to fully comprehend the stories' relation to each other. 

That being said, I would have liked the stories to have just a bit more overlap, more elements in common. I'm also not sure what purpose part three serves aside from connecting the other two; its quite a long narrative conceit, if that's its only intention.

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