Tag Archives: James Kelman

Top Road Trip Novels

I’ve just finished Sara Taylor’s wonderful new novel ‘The Lauras’ and, while I’m processing how to write a review that encapsulates all my reasons for loving it, this seems a good moment to revisit other favourite travel books.  Fiction travel that is, … Continue reading

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A Personal Journey: ‘Dirt Road,’ by James Kelman (2016)

I know that for some readers, a new book by James Kelman is an event.  Personally, I’m feeling like a late-comer to the party.  This is my first Kelman novel, so I approached it with no built-up expectations of his writing … Continue reading

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