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4.0 out of 5 stars A powerful novel!, 27 May 2004
By A Customer
This review is from: Cal (Paperback)
I first read Cal doing my higher English and found it a powerful peace of writing. Cal is a very dark novel. It is set in the early 80s, and is about a young man who gets heavly involved with the IRA, and is trying to deal with what he has done, while being involved (which I will not tell you because it will spoil the plot!) Bernard Mac Laverty has done a excellent job in showing the reader the troubles in Northen Irland without taking sides, and telling us the story of how these times affect normal people. This book would have got 5 stars, but I found it a bit slow at times.
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