Early reviews for The Undesirables

January 13, 2014

Tags: Reviews

The Undesirables (Picador UK) is drawing nice reviews from readers, bloggers and newspapers. Sorry for the absence of hyperlinks (seems to be down at the moment, so you'll have to cut and paste the links for full viewing).

*The Daily Mail (UK) gave it a nice mention here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2557821/HISTORICAL-FICTION.html

The highlight was: "This is another triumph from Dave Boling, whose first book, Guernica, met wide acclaim."

*And this from The Lady magazine, the longest-running women's magazine in the UK:

http://www.lady.co.uk/culture/books/3779-book-reviews-14-february

The highlight was : "This enthralling novel takes us straight to the nub of the second Boer War. Written from the perspective of a Boer adolescent, it captures with raw vividness the emotions stirred by war and loss."

*Here are a few from Amazon.co.UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Undesirables-Dave-Boling/dp/1447233239/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1389645829&sr=8-1&keywords=the+undesirables

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--Another triumph from Dave Boling --Daily Mail
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