But not a light read/listen. It seems wrong to say I "enjoyed" the book because of its sad subject matter: spousal abuse. Instead, I'll sa..Show More »y that it engaged me. Some may think it odd for a man to create such a narrator, but Doyle succeeds with his sensitive hand, making Paula realistic and empathetic. The reader was just right. I'm looking forward to the sequel.
I felt like I was literally hanging around with Paula. This book was the one that made me fall in love with Roddy Doyle as an author and Caroline Lenn..Show More »on as a narrator. The story and narration were absolutely bang on. I loved everything about this book. It was so "real". Thanks Roddy!