By Karen Hofmann
Karen Hofmann’s empathetic and cathartic novel, What goes to ensue Next, items jointly the lives of 5 participants of the Lund relations following their enforced dispersal after the dying of the daddy and the hospitalization of the mummy within the distant West Coast group of Butterfly Lake. It explores their self-doubts and aspirations within the methods they deal with their separation and reunion via their paintings and private relationships, and divulges the ways that their prior is filtered via reminiscence and wish. It additionally skillfully exposes a Vancouver classification procedure from the views of numerous socio-economic stipulations and lifestyles.
What goes to ensue Next is character-driven and well-wrought, with a tenderness that propels the reader ahead along the Lunds who're studying to fuse jointly as a selected family.