“What would you stop at to help the people you love most? Well, you obviously don’t love anyone very much if your love is contingent on them always staying the same.”
Straight up, where does the year go?! Honestly, it felt like last week I was thinking about the #manbookerinternational shortlist – yes us, bookworms remember the passage of time via bookish events and books we’ve read… (surely i’m not the only one…) so without further ado, let us begin! *party popper emoji* Expectations aka. What […]
“It had the face of a worm
A worm, I say!”
Fast paced, magical and a little bit soul-destroying.
“the finest dance hall in West Mayo full of Angus cattle, and there they would lie down and close their eyes chewing cud until they were turned out in the morning.”
What is it to be alive? Smith knows. Musing on what it is to be human and how both metaphorically and literally the season of autumn shapes us.
FUN FACT: McGregor is writing a series of short-stories as a prequel to the novel due for broadcast via radio later in the year!