Tag Archives: coming of age

White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway

Published: 2006 by Atlantic Books My copy: borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “And now I want to kill my father because he surrounds himself with so many people and adventures and stories that I will never … Continue reading

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Toby’s Room by Pat Barker

First published: 2012 by Hamish Hamilton (Penguin ed 2013) My copy: Bought secondhand in paperback Memorable quote: “Everything he saw, everything he felt, seemed to be filtered through his memories of the front line, as if a thin wash had … Continue reading

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We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

Translated from Danish by Charlotte Barslund Published: 2011 by Vintage My copy: bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “Everyone in our town has a story but it’s not the one he tells himself. Its author has a thousand eyes, a thousand … Continue reading

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