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Saville by David Storey
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really liked it
bookshelves: england

An intense coming of age story that starts off stronger than it finishes, as your hope ebbs for Colin Saville. I became very invested in the main character and it was agonizing to go through the later stages of his young adulthood. A very realistic book that reads as black, white and grey as I imagine 1940s and 50s Wakefield must have been. Powerful, vivid writing.

Not to give anything away, the last line reads: "Above a distant line of trees, a smear of blackish smoke appeared." Yup.
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February 11, 2015 – Shelved
February 11, 2015 – Shelved as: england
February 11, 2015 – Finished Reading

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