How to Increase the Volume of the Sea Without Water is filled with characters who break with common boundaries yet somehow redefine our society. They challenge with rare analysis, yet they remain free and majestic. You’ll encounter fine characters to love, ones to despise; fervent, courageous, and most, more interesting than many renowned people.
“What a surprise; rivetting, philosophical and terrific. It’s a lot about women, religion and sex; I thought when I started it, it was perhaps a female coming of age sort of thing filled as it was with female issues, but by the time I finished it, I realized it was equally a guy’s book, structured, fast-paced and with an intricate plot. If one had to name why it is so spellbinding, it is that there are no gaps in the account of Natalie Basle’s becoming. While her story is propelled forward by incredible heroines like Jessie Basle and Catherine Ruckert, and equally, by bad guys like Ricicot Decoté and Kelsey Kratten, in the last analysis, it is Natalie herself who is so important; her predicament is the predicament of many caring and intelligent young women in our society.“
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