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F us exist and they never did We are who we are because we grew up the Stornoway way We do not live in the back of beyond we live in the very heart of beyond ’Me. This is a very interesting book The narrator a native of the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis has a lovehateself destructive relationship to himself to alcohol and his hometown of Stornoway The novel has interesting things to say about the state of Gaelic culture in Scotland and also the state of Scotland in the world both as a nation and non nation Bits of it are uite dark so it s not what I would call a summer read but overall it was thought provoking and interesting Imagimorphia relationship to himself to alcohol and his hometown of Stornoway The novel has interesting things to say about the state of Gaelic culture in Scotland and also the state of Scotland in the world both as a nation and non nation Bits of it are uite dark so it s not what I would call a summer The Book of Beginnings read but overall it was thought provoking and interesting

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‘Fuck everyone from Holden Caulfield to Bridget Jones fuck all the American and English phoney fictions that claim to speak for us; they don’t know the likes o. Every time I read this in public people stared at me for laughing out loud I think I actually fell in love with R Stornoway and could envision us having a very intensely rocky co dependent relationship The Outer Hebrides are some of the most beautiful places I ve ever seen the book was amazing for me because I ve seen so much of it first hand Go there and then read this book Now

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Et R Stornoway drink addled misfit inhabitant of the Hebridean Isle of Lewis and meandering man fighting to break free of an island he just can’t seem to let go. No plot meandering aimless But I was engaged and drawn in by the witty writing You will find yourself drawn into the mind of a completely nihilistic cynical drunken protagonist And just when you think you can take no you will find yourself laughing out loud from the hilarity of the writing The somewhat pointless story line and surprisingly sober ending is made endurable only by the great writing and moments of humor


10 thoughts on “The Stornoway Way

  1. says:

    I wish I could give this a raving review but alas I cannot It started off nice enough with a snappy 'I'm gonna tell it like it is' feel and a lot of Scottish Gaelic footnotes As I read I felt a lack of narrative momentum and instead felt distracted by the narrator who seems focused on displaying his prowess as a man rather than telling a story I lost interest in everything but who could've written such arroga

  2. says:

    An antidote to the coming of age novel this unflinching portrait of a chronic cock up artist R Stornoway or “arse torn away” returning to the titular town on the Isle of Lewis Outer Hebrides is a witty whisky

  3. says:

    Every time I read this in public people stared at me for laughing out loud I think I actually fell in love with R Stornoway and could envision us having a very intensely rocky co dependent relationship The Outer Hebrides are some of the most beautiful places I've ever seen the book was amazing for me because I've seen so much of it first hand Go there and then read this book Now

  4. says:

    very good until the last fifty pages when a teenager appears to takeover writing duties

  5. says:

    My bookcrossing reviewI really enjoyed this book It was a very Scottish story dealing with alcoholism and subconscious self destruction although this book really only looked at the way his soul was destroyed by alcohol abuse whereas another Scottish writer AL Kennedy will scare you with the full story very depressing it is too Music played a role too him mentioning CDs he was listening to and groups he liked which remi

  6. says:

    This is a very interesting book The narrator a native of the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis has a lovehateself destructive relationship to himself to alcohol and his hometown of Stornoway The novel has interesting things to

  7. says:

    No plot meandering aimless But I was engaged and drawn in by the witty writing You will find yourself drawn int

  8. says:

    Any fan of trainspotting will love this tale of life on an island The particular vices and forboils of Island people and what happens when they leave

  9. says:

    Wow This was brutal It beats you about the head as punishing and relentless as the 'Leodhasach' weather Despite the abuse you stick with it for the vulnerable moments and the downright hilarious ones And as with all fiction for the mo

  10. says:

    The uote on the front of this book really intruiged me the best Scottish book since Trainspotting it read I thought it was a mighty bold claim and one it than lived up to outside Welsh's own work of course The book is inc

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