• Review

    THE ACCIDENT|| Gail Schimmel

    Okay, so off the bat let me just say I had never heard of South African Author Gail Schimmel. I may seem like I’ve been living under a rock considering the pleasant surprise this first encounter was. But alas, here I are. The Accident follows the life of Julia, a woman raised by a broken mother, Catherine, following a fatal accident. Julia has sort of had to mother herself and navigate through life on wobbly terms as her deeply depressed mother has practically just washed her hands off all responsibility. Until. The Accident – Schimmel’s FOURTH novel – is a tale of second chances. In here is a lesson on…