Saturday November 28, 2020

A life's lies coming home to roost

Schroder by Amity Gaige. Faber and Faber, €18.90. Reviewed by Susan Morrell.

24th February, 2013
Amity Gaige: spins a tale that is surreal yet completely believable.

Schroder by Amity Gaige


It's a wonderful thing when a book inspires a strong response in the reader. When picking up Amity Gaige's latest novel, however, brace yourself for that strong response to take myriad forms - fluctuating between sympathy, shock, affection and dread as you accompany a desperate man on an unsettling journey with his daughter - one that is obvious from the outset will be doomed to tragedy.

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