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Review: Waves by Sharon Dogas | Review | Guardian Unlimited Books

Diane Samuels reviews Waves by Sharon Dogar

In fiction and film, summer holidays - the slit in the annual calendar through which young adults wriggle out of their childhood shells - have almost become synonymous with teenage sexual awakening. In Waves the sun shines bright. There's a sense of adventure, undress and sticky fingers. There are also too-late nights and menacing shadows. Sharon Dogar seizes the season with her own particular brand of probing, looming, sensual inquiry, as if she is determined to get to the heart of that metamorphosis from boy to man, girl to woman, and won't give up until she's nailed it. There's a whiff here of I Know What You Did Last Summer but nothing so crude as all-out horror, just the suggestion, the threat, a puzzle as to what has happened, how and why....

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