A NoveleBook - 2009
THE UNIT is a gripping exploration of a society in the throes of an experiment, in which the "dispensable" ones are convinced under gentle coercion of the importance of sacrificing for the "necessary" ones. Ninni Holmqvist has created a debut novel of humor, sorrow, and rage about love, the close bonds of friendship, and about a cynical, utilitarian way of thinking disguised as care.
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Dorrit has checked into the Unit, where she is to be provided with everything she needs for a care-free and comfortable life. But it's no secret: the residents of the Unit are single, past their reproductive prime, and without promising careers. And they are expected to make sacrifices to prolong... Read More »
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Loving and leaving don’t go together. They are two irreconcilable concepts, and when they are forced together by outside circumstances they require an explanation.
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