… he tells a great story and knows how to keep his readers interested.
The book ties in to events and personalities of the time
‘This is an Irish novel that is afraid of nothing, least of all of being thought of as an Irish novel.’
Ok, give me two I should read,
this is a book that puts a human face on a serious and painful problem.
Indeed the book could be read as a salutary account of a dysfunctional family inside a happy marriage.