Posts tagged my year of rest and relaxation
Old Ladies and Murder Mysteries
Old Ladies and Murder Mysteries

An old Eastern European woman living alone in a remote village where people don’t pay any attention to her becomes involved in a murder mystery somehow connected to William Blake’s poetry while at odds with the police, who don’t take her seriously.

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Ottessa Moshfegh's Self-Obsession, Drugs and R&R
Ottessa Moshfegh's Self-Obsession, Drugs and R&R

After having graduated in art history from Columbia and quitting her job at a pretentious art gallery, the unnamed narrator of My Year of Rest and Relaxation retires in her Upper East Side apartment and resolves to sleep for the coming year, at the end of which she expects to emerge a different person.

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