In this artful, cerebral novel spanning four decades and encompassing the tribal conventions and counterculture movements of the 70′s and 80′s, the reader is plunged into a cunning world of philosophy and hedonism that is best described as baroque rawness or stark-naked grandiloquence. If these terms appear to be incompatible pairings, the reader will grasp the seeming polarity as axiomatic soon after feasting on Edie Meidav’s complex narrative style. A carnal vapor infuses every provocative page of this unorthodox psychological crime thriller.
Why would anyone want to attend their fortieth high school reunion? We find out in Elizabeth Berg’s bittersweet novel, THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU. The author introduces us to a diverse group of people in their late fifties who still remember what it was like to be an adolescent at Whitley High.