Guilt and Innocence in The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
The Walls Around Us
Nova Ren Suma
Violet’s best friend Ori would have done anything for her. That’s what best friends do. At least, that’s what Violet tells herself happened that night behind the theater, the night those two girls died. After that, Ori gets sent upstate to a girls’ prison.
Amber waits for her new prison roommate. She’s known the girl will come since the night the doors opened, the night she saw the girl who didn’t belong. She also knows the new roommate starts the beginning of the end. That they will all die in a few weeks’ time.
In poetic narrative, Suma delivers a story of three girls and the guilt or innocence that binds them to … Continue reading