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Diane de Beer Reviews The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

The Shining GirlsVerdict: carrot

Lauren Beukes is one of those local authors about whom there is a constant buzz. She is expected to reach great heights internationally and from her last book, Zoo City, described as a black magic noir set in Joburg, the pressure was on.

What she’s come up with is something titled The Shining Girls which is set in Chicago because she didn’t necessarily want to write about the country and its past horrors again and it would have come into play because of the timelines.

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