'Fuck everyone from Holden Caulfield to Bridget Jones, fuck all the American and English phoney fictions that claim to speak for us; they don't know the likes of us exist and they never did.
We are who we are because we grew up the Stornoway way.
We do not live in the back of beyond, we live in the very heart of beyond ...' Meet R Stornoway, drink-addled misfit, inhabitant of the Hebridean Isle of Lewis, and meandering man fighting to break free of an island he just can't seem to let go of...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/09/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141021607
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Review by ogopogo
Reading this book is like having a conversation with the author, it is very intimate and personal and wonderful because of it.
Review by Eyejaybee
Very amusing - a scurrilous, rumbustious tale of excessive alcohol consumption and the occasionally demeaning consequences of it, set against the bleak terrain and climate of the Isle of Lewis.