Memory of Water: A Novel by Emmi Itaranta

June 11th, 2014 kimbacaffeinate Review 85 Comments

11th Jun
Memory of Water: A Novel by Emmi Itaranta

Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta is a speculative fiction and one of the first I have read. The writing is beautiful and the tradition of the tea master fascinating. Set against the harsh backdrop of a world changed by global warming and ruled by China, Itaranta shares with us the life of seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio. Filled with politics and the harsh realities of an occupied town with a water shortage the language held me captive.

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