"Not my favourite Toews;a little slow -but well written.
A kind of Handmaid’s Tale- a rebellion in a Latin American Gilead.
Sexual assault is ubiquitous- from first world to third world.
And when partnered with the “church” and shaped in the ba..."
"On the surface , an easy but compelling yarn
That challenges the myths of motherhood and the ancient conflict
Between nature and nurture.
In this novel , characters upend the cliche of choosing ‘your’ friends, but not
"There are seldom straight lines in history and certainly not
In conflicts from the Middle East nor Northern Ireland.
The author takes no sides as he steers us through the muddied
And serpentine loops known as “the troubles”.
His research carr..."