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Ninni Holmqvist Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Holmqvist's Book Reviews

The Unit
Dorrit Weger is turning fifty years old in this very unsettling, but well-written novel that takes place in the near future. Since Dorrit is childless and has no one who needs her, the government has deemed that she is dispensable and must go to what is called the Unit. I was expecting the Unit to be creepy and prison-like, but instead it is like a vacation spot offering each “dispensable” their own comfortable apartment. However, each apartment is Orwel...