I'm going to read this again. I was drawn into this atmospheric tale within the first few pages. The style is lean, and tells the story of a boy, his father, the sparse community they live amongst, and the war that shapes their present and distorts their future.
Smells distinctive and not a fragrance that everyone recognises, and in the balm form the fragrance lingers all day. Post shave the balm is quickly absorbed into the skin and is refreshing and soothing.