I was an avid reader of fiction up until the birth of my first daughter over 5 years ago. I now have two daughters and although I continue to read a lot I've a much shorter attention span these days and, to my shame, had only managed to read 3 books cover-to-cover over the 5 years since. I tend these days to stick to newspapers, poetry and the odd short story. As my Kindle can attest, I have started a hell of a lot of books but rarely make it past chapter 4.
Well, Etc. Etc. Amen is now the 4th novel I've completed in my "post-children" years and it's easily the best. Firstly, it's extremely enjoyable - I found the writing in relation to the music industry particularly to ring true,… Read more