This review will be released in the summer issue of Forward Reviews, by Barbara Nickels. Still in editing stages for now, but here are a few lines.
An experiment in poetic prose, nonlinear scenes, and even font style, …
Ari Figue’s Cat is Jacob Russell’s deep, perplexing novel of finding love in the least
likely of places,.. its complexity will either enthrall or completely alienate readers. But for those who enjoy experimental literature, this book will entertain.
Overall, a very positive review. This is an honest appraisal. It’s not Establishment Literary Fiction. I would have been mortified had she thought it was. It seems that the reviewer found it a challenge, and a satisfying one. I couldn’t be more pleased.
Ari Figue’s Cat can now be pre-ordered in digital from from Smashwords.