Title: The Glory Days
Author: Isobelle Carmody
In: Green Monkey Dreams (Isobelle Carmody)
Rating Out of 5: 4 (Really good read!)
My Bookshelves: Dystopia, Fantasy
Dates read: 31st March 2021
Format: Short story
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
5th sentence, 74th page: She touched the pencil with the tip of her finger.
The Glory Days are long gone. But some people still remember them…
I always love the post-apocalyptic feeling of Isobelle Carmody’s writing. There is just something so poignant about it all. And she always points out the things that are horribly wrong with our society. And honestly, this short story was no exception.
Ultimately, I finished this short story with a hurt-heart feeling. It was just… intense. There is something about looking at our society and reflecting that can really and seriously pull on the heart strings.
The key words that jumped out at me with this story – sorrow, anguish, betrayal, pain and love…
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