On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous – Ocean Vuong
RHYBUDD: Mae’r llyfr yma yn cynnwys portreadau o greulondeb tuag at anifeiliaid, homoffobia, defnydd o gyffuriau a rhyw.
Dilynwyd stori Little Dog, dyn Fietnam-Americanaidd, with iddo dod allan i’w mam mewn cyfres o lythyrau.
CONTENT WARNING: This novel contains graphic depictions of animal cruelty, homophobia, drug use and sex.
Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is, in itself, gorgeous. Semi-autobiographical, protagonist Little Dog’s comes out to his mother, a Vietnamese immigrant to America, in a series of letters. In doing so, the novels traces their family history back to the Vietnam War and follows it through to the opioid crisis in contemporary America.