A Retelling of “Ethan Frome”: Ali Benjamin’s “The Smash-Up”

I came upon Ali Benjamin’s light novel, The Smash-Up, in a tiny bookstore in a small town – it was the only day trip we managed this summer.  The cover was bright, but it was not the cover that hooked me:  it was the jacket copy. Who can resist a modern retelling of Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome?  Not I. 

Here is the link to the rest of the post at Thornfield Hall Redux.

https://thornfieldhallredux.blogspot.com/2021/09/a-retelling-of-ethan-frome-ali.html