By Eliza Robertson
It is 1950, and Willa's mom has a brand new beau. the arriving of his blue-eyed, sun-kissed sons at Willa's summer season domestic signs the tip of her secure adolescence. As her entrancing older sister Joan pairs off with Kenneth, nine-year-old Willa is interested in his unusual and solitary more youthful brother, Patrick.
Left to their very own units, Willa is swept up in Patrick's depraved video games. As they develop up, their encounters turn into more and more charged with sexuality and degradation. but if Willa ultimately attempts to opposite the trajectory in their courting, an act of desperation has devastating results.
Unfolding among the wild freedoms of British Columbia and the glittering seashores of California, Demi-Gods explores a girl's try to forge a course of her personal picking out in an international the place woman independence is suspect. delicate, playful and completely unique, Eliza Robertson is among the most enjoyable new voices in modern literature.
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