Mick Little used to build ships on the Clyde, bringing home a wage for his wife Cathy and their two sons. Thirty years later and the yards are long closed, his kids grown up and Cathy has just died. Mick, burdened by an unspoken guilt over her death, abandons Glasgow. In London - in the sweating kitchens of an anonymous hotel, in a crowded coach station, down by the river - it seems that a once proud man might be able to disappear from the world.
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"If you start taking down all the things in the place that are fingered with memories, then that's the whole house emptied.",, 3 April 2015 This review is from: Waterline (Kindle Edition) Utterly ... Read full review
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A working-class Glaswegian widower starts to drown under the weight of his own sorrow.In his second novel, Raisin (Out Backward, 2008) explores work, family and grief. While this book is a less showy ... Read full review