The Light of Day by Graham Swift

This one needs a reread as it’s very confusing to start out – who is whom?  Especially amongst all those women! But it clears up about halfway and is pretty straightforward after that although there are times when the frame story flashes back to something unexpected which was not all tidied up.

The Light of Day 
by Graham Swift
2003 / 323 pages
read by Graeme Malcolm 7h 5m
 Rating:  8 / literary crime 
(read and listened)

Graham Swift is an old favorite and since he won a slot on the Booker Prize Long List back in 2003 The Light of Day was deemed worthy of reading in the Booker Group.   Yay!

Swift is as literary as ever here – the masterful use of appropriate language, the themes, the interesting structure,  the  (to be continued)


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