This book is grounded in experience and fine crafted by a talented writer.
Some of the characters are drawn very well, particularly the women; I felt the protagonist, Stevie, and the artist uncle, were less well portrayed.
The ending is quite anti-climactic and there are simply too many loose ends left dangling for this to feel even remotely satisfying to finish.
Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has.
Only he’s not so sure he was right to go. Read more
The Walk Home by Rachel Seiffert is a highly recommended novel set in Glasgow about conflict, loss, and the nature of what is a home. Read morePublished 2 months ago by she treads softly
Try as I might, I could not attach to either the characters or the plot. I gave it three goes, and could not complete.Published 3 months ago by K. L. Cotugno
Excellent story about people who exhibit a wide range of very human characteristics.Published 4 months ago by BioBob
This novel never really takes off. It's supposed to be set against the background of the Troubles in Ireland, but it's twice removed from them -- once by geography (it takes place... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert Lacey
I was really pleased to get this book through Amazon Vine. Last year I saw the film Lore and was interested enough to get Rachel Seiffert's The Dark Room from the library which... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lynn Ellingwood
This book, set in Glasglow, feels like it would perhaps make for a better audiobook experience than an armchair one. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Yolanda S. Bean
This tale of a dysfunctional family in Glascow is fairly interesting. But it is rather confusingly told in two time periods. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Neal Reynolds