Her ability to write so well in both languages and be a fabulous translator as well.
On a personal level, I wasn't crazy about the book--mainly because I didn't care that much about the disconnected characters.
Had the first 255 pages of INFRARED been better, I would not have ended the book feeling like I'd wasted my time reading it.
Rena is a French-Canadian photographer with an Algerian lover and expertise in infrared techniques, who is exploring Florence, Italy, with her father Simon and Dutch-Canadian... Read morePublished on April 14, 2013 by SanjeevP
I did not enjoy this book. I felt like the main character was very immature and it bothered me throughout. Read morePublished on April 6, 2013 by A. Brink
I was intrigued by the idea of this novel, but it felt pointless and empty. The "sexy" parts seemed hollow as well and gratuitous. Very disappointing.Published on April 5, 2013 by Elaine
Infrared is a fairly unique story, but it can be a bit dark and disturbing at times. The story is good to read as long as you like a lot of sex and damaged personality issues. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by SevereWX
I have had "Infrared" in my bag for almost a month and I'd read a passage whenever I had the chance but it was never a priority to finish.
That should say it all. Read more
As a male reader and at the risk of sounding incredibly sexist, I found this book to be categorical "written by a woman, for a woman"
That is not to say this book spends... Read more
I sort of knew what I was getting into when I ordered this book. I read Huston's Fault Lines, and, though I agreed with other reviewers that there was some weird sex stuff in... Read morePublished on February 10, 2013 by Ladybug
no one very poor reading did not care for writting style a very boring read would not recommend to any onePublished on February 6, 2013 by R. Anderson
Intense read. Very realistic. Rena is not perfect. Rena is not a terrific daughter or mother or wife. Read morePublished on January 27, 2013 by E. B. MULLIGAN