Reviewed by Lynne Lawrence -- 9/29/2017
McAfee’s characters from a generation or two past, who meet in the pub to gossip and trade stories of the old days, are captivating. Their language is at once rough and musical, their memories are long, and their toughness and loyalty, inspiring.
So I think I really like this book. It’s not a quick read but it’s endlessly intriguing. And I feel like I’m learning a lot . . . I’m just not sure if what I’m learning is real, or something that came as a piece of whole cloth straight out of Annalena McAfee’s imagination. READ MORE