Book review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Come Up With an Original Title – The Behrg
Much thanks to Adrian at “Beavis the Bookhead” for his thoughtful review of The Girl Who Couldn’t Come Up With an Original Title. Loved his insights.
This is only a short story by The Behrg but it packs quite a punch in dealing with some heavy themes that are close to my heart. It is a book that manages to balance the macabre with a sense of deep thought, handled deftly by a writer who has, by his own admission stared into the black abyss.
Depression is a very real issue, one that affects millions and millions of people and whilst people deal with it in different ways, The Behrg has chosen to write this short story about a girl who just can’t get a break and attempts to commit suicide. The suicide doesn’t quite come off and instead leaves her battered and broken. The girl seems to spiral into a sort of morbid purgatory which has The Behrg delivering some vivid and unsettling imagery.
It took a few pages to get into this when it…
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