Saturday, May 19, 2012

A Greyhound of a Girl

A Greyhound of a Girl is your typical road trip novel--if your typical road trip novel is about four generations of Irish women on a midnight car journey. The four passengers range from twelve to ill to dead. Told in both third and second person from various voices and points in time, A Greyhound of a Girl can be confusing, not to mention slightly boring, but is altogether worth the read. Roddy Doyles writing is concise and has an almost other-worldly tang to it. A great mother-daughter read.

Rowan, 12

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