mother is in the hospital with a grave but unnamed illness, Marina spends the
summer with her grandmother, waiting to hear whether she’ll get to go home or
be bundled off, newly orphaned, to a convent school. There are no rules at
Grandma’s, but that also means there are no easy ways to fend off the visions
of sex and violence that torment and titillate the girl. Presenting a unique
and vivid take on the coming-of-age novel, Oldladyvoice
reimagines childhood through the eyes of its one-of-a-kind, hilarious,
perceptive and endearing narrator.