A complex and consuming story of personal struggle, history and socio-political strife written with an astonishingly deft sense of language, both written and spoken. One of the finest books of recent memory.
A remarkable dog with eerily sentient powers enters and passes through the lives of seven people struggling to heal from life-changing natural disasters. It is sweet but strong, gritty but tender. A wonderful gift.
Saunders once again shows why he enjoys a stellar reputation. These powerful and moving stories, limned with a stunning variety of styles are magnetic, appalling and inspirational by turns. The collection can be recommended to anyone who loves great writing.