A Greyhound of a Girl
Publish date: May 1st 2012
Publisher: Marion Lloyd
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
Received from Netgalley for review, thank you. I love the one-sentence premise: that four generations of Irish women are on a road trip – "one is dead, one is dying, one is driving, and one is just starting out." And that is the strict truth.
I own a book or two by Roddy Doyle, but this is ...
I enjoyed this novel much more than I thought I would. A warm, touching supernatural story.
This book was slow for me and hard to connect with. There were elements that I enjoyed, like four generations of women coming together to remember the past and heal. I thoroughly enjoyed Tansey. She was a hoot as well as Emer. The reader realizes that all four women have the same snippety personalit...
Review posted on my blog: http://chattygirlbookreviews.wordpress.com/2012/04/29/a-greyhound-of-a-girl-by-roddy-doyle-arc-review/*The publisher provided me with this book for review, via Netgalley.*This was such a sweet book. I really enjoyed it. It was nice to read something that wasn’t heavy or p...
"A Greyhound of a Girl" was definitely one of those stories that I think has a sweet, slice-of-life, remembrance theme to it, though I'm not sure if it didn't appeal to me as much because of the multiple perspectives it was written in, or if it was something about the structure/flow of the writing t...