I Lie When I Have To
Deep inside, all the women in this short story collection are carrying a rebel. It might be well hidden, but it’s there, simmering. An older woman breaks with decorum in her hunt for a man. Another woman plans a reckoning with the Christian culture of fear she grew up with. Baugstø’s perception of the dynamics in relationships, whether it’s between mothers and teenagers, women and men or in between women, is sharp and revealing.