I've tried hard to enjoy this book but found I'd had to re-read the opening chapter three times, such was the lag between read attempts. Read morePublished on 27 Oct. 2011 by Richard Hammond
I enjoyed the book. Read it.
There are lots of loose ends, lots of far fetched confluences, and lots of interesting characters left hanging. Read more
An original and interesting novel, quite nicely written, with quirky characters. It does have several annoying aspects though, such as a certain reliance on improbability and... Read morePublished on 7 Oct. 2010 by BookWorm
I found the book to be good, but not amazing. It kept me gripped but not enthralled.
In short, the nameless narrator has a compass given to him by his now deceased... Read more
This book is packed full of imaginative ideas. It's quirky and intersting, like its characters. There's some wonderful use of language too. A good read.Published on 26 Oct. 2009 by Rob Collins
As other reviews have mentioned, this is a story about parallel mostly non-intersecting lives.
The people in the book lead odd lives without being extra-ordinary, and the book... Read more
An interesting book that looked at the lives and situations of many characters that crossed paths at various points in the story. Read morePublished on 19 July 2009 by Philip Hale
In the city of Montreal, three people's lives intertwine in ways they aren't even aware of. By day, Joyce works in a fish shop, but as night falls she pursues her dream of becoming... Read morePublished on 28 Jun. 2009 by Karura
This is a fabulous tale of people skimming along the surface of society. That might make it sound worthy and right-on, but it isn't. It's silly, and irreverant, and mellow. Read morePublished on 17 April 2009 by Maclennane