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Graham Swift
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Avatar for EmilyEm EmilyEm said:
Jack Luxton grieves for his younger brother Tom who has been killed in the Iraq war and in the process visits and re-visits other losses in his life. Talented writer Swift misses a bit on this one. It’s a book about the past written in past tense. It’s a page turner of sorts, but I wasn’t sure if I thought something would move the action into the present or just wanted to be finished!
posted May 1, 2012 at 5:28AM
Avatar for Minnetonka Library Staff Minnetonka Library Staff said:
A beautifully written story of family and loss told in flashbacks. Graham Swift does an incredible job of conveying the minds and hearts of his characters. One of the best new fiction works I've read this year and one of my four favorites for 2012.
posted May 19, 2012 at 9:00PM
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main characters Jack
Male
Struggles with the changes in his family; family farm is struggling; loses his mother and brother.

Ellie
Female
Lives in the adjacent farm from Jack's; writes letters to Jack.



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