Steph Recommends: Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick

Exciting good review

The Book Wars

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published July 16th 2009 by Orion
Source: Library

Of the four of us, Steph and I have the most disparate reading tastes. She prefers no-frills realistic stories while I like frills and a fantastic genre (unless it’s Manga, then I prefer realistic stuff) above all else. Still, I have read Sedgwick’s White Crow and enjoyed it a lot so when she suggested I read Revolver I pounced on the chance to read more of his work.

It is a rather timely novel, I must say, considering the Great-Gun-Debate our neighbours across the border are (and if they aren’t, they should be) indulging in. Here’s a synopsis:

“They say that dead men tell no tales, but they’re wrong. Even the dead tell stories.”

It’s 1910. In a cabin north of the Arctic Circle, in a place murderously cold and desolate, Sig Andersson is alone. Except for the corpse…

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