Indeed yes, I'd recommend it as a good read with a plot that surprises and at the same time has wonderful descriptions of landscapes and people.
The psychology of loss: loss of sister, loss of husband's love, loss of wife's trust, loss of parents, loss of life, loss of identity. The effects of war on the men who fought it and the women who loved them.
She does all the voices very well.
I was struck and moved by the honesty of one of the characters who tells his story even though it brings shame upon him and the possibility of great loss.
Excellent follow up to In the Woods but even better: great depth of character, fabulous descriptive detail, and a riveting plot.
Compelling story with a main character one wants to shake. Excellent narrator for main voice though I wish he could have done Irish accents for the others.
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