[Read] ➯ The Stornoway Way By Kevin MacNeil – Rvtrek.info

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


About the Author: Kevin MacNeil

Kevin MacNeil is a Scottish novelist, poet, and playwright.



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 narrative momentum and instead felt distracted by the


  2. says:

    An antidote to the coming of age novel, this unflinching portrait of a chronic cock up artist R Stornoway, or arse torn away returning to the titular town on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, is a witty, whisky sodden novel told in various episodic chapters with


  3. 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 Outer Hebrides are some of the most beautiful places I ve ever s


  4. says:

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


  5. 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, whereas another Scottish writer, AL Kennedy, will scare y


  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 interesting things to say about the state of Gaelic culture in Scotland and also the s


  7. says:

    No plot, meandering, aimless But I was engaged and drawn in by the witty writing You will find yourself drawn into the mind of a completely nihilistic, cynical, drunken protagonist And just when you think you can take noyou will find yourself laughing out loud from the hilarity of the writing The somew


  8. 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.


  9. 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 where you see aspects of your own life or personality reflected right back at


  10. 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 mixture humour and sorrow.


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