Reading ➾ The Stornoway Way Author Kevin MacNeil –

The Stornoway Way Fuck Everyone From Holden Caulfield To Bridget Jones, Fuck All The American And English Phoney Fictions That Claim To Speak For Us They Don T Know The Likes Of Us Exist And They Never Did We Are Who We Are Because We Grew Up The Stornoway Way We Do Not Live In The Back Of Beyond, We Live In The Very Heart Of Beyond Meet R Stornoway, Drink Addled Misfit, Inhabitant Of The Hebridean Isle Of Lewis, And Meandering Man Fighting To Break Free Of An Island He Just Can T Seem To Let Go Of

10 thoughts on “The Stornoway Way

  1. says:

    I wish I could give this a raving review but alas I cannot It started off nice enough with a snappy, I m gonna tell it like it is feel and a lot of Scottish Gaelic footnotes As I read I felt a lack of

  2. says:

    Every time I read this in public, people stared at me for laughing out loud I think I actually fell in love with R Stornoway and could envision us having a very intensely rocky co dependent relationship The Oute

  3. says:

    very good until the last fifty pages when a teenager appears to takeover writing duties.

  4. says:

    My bookcrossing review I really enjoyed this book It was a very Scottish story, dealing with alcoholism and sub conscious self destruction, although this book really only looked at the way his soul was destroyed by alcohol abuse, w

  5. says:

    Wow This was brutal It beats you about the head, as punishing and relentless as the Leodhasach weather Despite the abuse, you stick with it for the vulnerable moments and the downright hilarious ones And, as with all fiction, for the moments

  6. says:

    This is a very interesting book The narrator, a native of the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis, has a love hate self destructive relationship to himself, to alcohol, and his hometown of Stornoway The novel has interes...

  7. says:

    I enjoyed reading this at the time its darkness, humour, and willingness to reveal a different, warts and all view of island life Though I have to confess, many years on, not much of the story has stayed with me,the gener...

  8. says:

    The quote on the front of this book really intruiged me, the best Scottish book since Trainspotting it read I thought it was a mighty bold claim and one itthan lived up to, outside Welsh s own work of course The book is incredibly well written and features a fantastic mi

  9. says:

    Any fan of trainspotting will love this tale of life on an island The particular vices and forboils of Island people and what happens when they leave.

  10. says:

    This is just a great read, well written and very memorable.

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