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Publication Date: October 4, 2022
Some of Them Will Carry Me
This is a book of wonders, full of intricate beauty, and Giada Scodellaro is an
In Some of Them Will Carry Me, Giada Scodellaro enthralls as she evokes the
best of the lushly slow and quiet European films of the 1960s, with their long,
wide, starkly gorgeous shots, deeply detached yet viscerally sensual plotlines,
and lonely meandering figures crossing landscapes. But what is more powerful
is how she reorganizes those canonized spaces to foreground the subjectness
of brown bodies and to imbue her female characters with volition. It’s a virtuosic
reframing, done with seductive and disarming brevity. A stunning debut.
Riveting, evocative, written with intensity and purpose, these potent, self-contained fictions have a vitality all their own—and they announce the arrival of a brilliant new voice in literature.