My Review of MCGLUE by Ottessa Mosfegh


It’s a bold authorial choice to write a novella to begin with, let alone a novella about a pair of drunken 19th century sailors and their not-so-latent homoerotic friendship. Gay shipmen on the open seas? When does McGlue the Musical come out?

But there’s much, much more going on below deck with Moshfegh’s lyrical gutter prose than cheap jokes about gay sailors.

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