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Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor
Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor
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I just finished reading this short novel after only a few days. It is quite a breathtaking experience and you are left gasping and speechless for a while. My first reaction is almost to re-read it. The writing style is different to most current novels and after a few pages you become immersed and involved in the grim, surreal world of the homeless and the addicted. McGregor is an author of impressive skill. He has the courage to place the story in a fairly unpalatable place and time. He uses a documentary narrative technique which is pacy, real and empathetic. " Even the dogs" perfectly displays how the novel style can be manipulated and forced forward into the modern world. Here is a… Read more