Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Mosfegh – Review

Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Mosfegh – Review

One day, an 72 year old widow named Vesta Gul is taking her daily walk in the forest with her dog, Charlie. And comes across a chilling note, weighed down with smooth black stones. It says “Her name was Magda. Nobody will ever know who killed her. It wasn’t me. Here is her dead body”.

This leads to an investigation, a meditation on life and death, and the realisation that her marriage was not what it seemed.

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Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh – Review

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh – Review

Eileen is a 2015 novel by Ottessa Moshfegh. The novel is a memoir of the past, retelling Eileen’s last week in a freezing, miserable Massachusetts town, in the 1960s. It also functions as a rich and disturbing character study.
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