Unravelling Oliver – a bestseller and a first novel for Irish author Liz Nugent, I bought this book some time ago and got around to reading it this weekend. I flew through it – it is such a page turner. The shocking start (when Oliver attacks his wife Alice and she ends up in a coma in hospital) certainly got my attention. What kind of ?a man was this [...]
Award winning debut novel The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan promised an interesting read. I often find that books of such fame are either hated or loved by myself. I found this to be an interesting read – both in its content and in its method of delivery.
It tells the story of a rural community experiencing huge changes after the death of the Celtic Tiger. ?The [...]