Sprawling family epic is several long bridges too far

Sprawling family epic is several long bridges too far
Australian author Markus Zusak, whose debut was The Book Thief Pic: Getty

Bridge of Clay tells the sometimes involving, but often over-written and wearying, tale of the Dunbar boys, five brothers who fight, drink and survive in a house without adults

Fiction: Bridge of Clay, By Markus Zusak, Doubleday, €19.99

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