Today’s second team review is from Olga, she blogs here http://www.authortranslatorolga.com
Olga has been reading The Last Gods Of Indochine by Samuel Ferrer
My review: A beautifully written historical fiction novel about the Khmer Empire exploring fate, colonialism, spirituality and trauma.
Thanks to the author and to Rosie from Rosie’s Book Review Team for offering me the opportunity to review this novel.
I do not know much about Indochine or present day Cambodia, where this story is set, other than vague information gathered from movies, mostly about the war. Recently, I have discovered that reading historical fiction is a great way to learn (or at least wet one’s appetite) about places and historical periods one is not familiar with but feels curious about, in an engaging and entertaining way. This novel is a good example of this, even though the author clarifies at the end that he has taken…
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