Won't be everyone's cup of tea, as the reviews suggest, but I thought it was excellent. The small details were lovely and often both humorous and sad.Published 1 month ago by ARC SL.
This is an edgy, black-humoured debut and I look forward to Killen getting a bit more artistry and feeling into his characters. At the moment they are all a bit null. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Eileen Shaw
One of the ways to write a contemporary play or novel seems to be to present a character or characters in your work so hideously unlikable as to make you feel disgust. Read morePublished on 21 Mar. 2013 by Mr. Robert Marsland
I am afraid that this book was not for me.
That however does not mean it is a bad book, it is well written and as has been reported in other reviews is written in a... Read more
I've been reading through books for a while now in the hope that I'll find something that would make me stop and think for a while. The Bird Room has done it. Read morePublished on 16 July 2011 by Agnieszka Lyons
I received this as a review copy and found it a short easy read [one sitting] and I think that helped me get through it! Read morePublished on 26 Feb. 2010 by Arkgirl
Since he is such a socially awkward person, Will is astonished when Alice spontaneously makes her interest in him clear. Read morePublished on 5 Jan. 2010 by M. K. Burton
Will lives with Alice, who loves him, but he isn't sure why. He is convinced that she wants to leave him for his cooler, funnier and sexier friend Will. Read morePublished on 12 Dec. 2009 by Mingo Bingo
If you want to see what today's publishers think exemplifies an edgy, dark, post-modern debut novel, just pick up a copy of `The Bird Room'. Read morePublished on 8 Oct. 2009 by Smurfy