The Death of Lomond Friel

The Death of Lomond Friel When Rosie a successful radio presenter hears that her father has had a stroke her life is thrown into disarray and she finds herself making reckless decisions that make little sense to those aroun

  • Title: The Death of Lomond Friel
  • Author: Sue Peebles
  • ISBN: 9780701184308
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Paperback
  • When Rosie, a successful radio presenter, hears that her father has had a stroke, her life is thrown into disarray and she finds herself making reckless decisions that make little sense to those around her As she strives towards building some kind of future for herself and her father, he quietly plots his own death .Set on the east coast of Scotland, the novel coversWhen Rosie, a successful radio presenter, hears that her father has had a stroke, her life is thrown into disarray and she finds herself making reckless decisions that make little sense to those around her As she strives towards building some kind of future for herself and her father, he quietly plots his own death .Set on the east coast of Scotland, the novel covers events in the weeks following the stroke and the lives of this small cast of captivating but very real characters Exploring the impact of memory and conscience, it tackles a family at a time of crisis, delving into the complexities of emotions and family history with compassion, humour and grace In subtle, distinctive prose, alive with wit and verve, Sue Peebles has written a captivating, lovable and unusual novel a domestic canvas where every detail counts.

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    1 thought on “The Death of Lomond Friel”

    1. Finally I can close the cover of this book. One of its main flaws was it was too easy to put down, leave, and return to at a later date. There was no narrative compulsion or deep-rooted sympathy for the characters, which meant it was easy to set aside. It is beautifully written, had one or two surprising twists and was satisfying on some levels but overall I couldn't say it was worth more than 2 stars - though this seems harsh in some respects. I thought Peebles handled the East Neuk geography f [...]

    2. Loved it. Brilliant characters, really drew me in. Also a sensitive account of the complexity of family relationships and the things that make life worth living.

    3. One of my favourite recent reads. Main character is flawed and interesting and the effect the death has in her relationships is well written.

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