A review by renacuajo
The Luminous Dead, by Caitlin Starling



Read for the prompt of most recent purchase for Becca's Bookopoly Read-A-Thon for September 2020

If the aim of this book was to make the reader go insane along with Gyre after
Spoilergoing around the same fucking cave system like 500 times
, then it was achieved on me. This was less than 500 pages but it felt like an eternity.

Jokes aside, the premise of this story was very intriguing to me despite not being the biggest fan of sci-fi. Caves terrify me, and the concept of being alone in one, even more so, but while reading I felt as if by the time everything was over and done with, I had just reached the halfway point. There were several moments when I thought to myself, "This is it, this must be the end, right? RIGHT?". Yet...it just kept going. Overall OK read.