Hot of the Press: If This is Home by Stuart Evers
Hugo Rifking in The Times wasn’t convinced by Stuart Evers’s IF THIS IS THE WAY HOME:
Evers knocks out enviably beautiful prose, and the humming, muffled, air-conditioned neverland of Las Vegas is conjured up with a captivating and woozy effect. Parts of Mark’s narrative are, indeed, fabricated, and there’s a big reveal on the horizon about just which parts. There are other parts, though, which you never quite know whether to trust or not. The slight frustration of If This Is Home is the way it leaves you unable to fathom how much of this is deliberate.
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