The phrase "master storyteller" is horribly over-used. In the case of young, first-time novelist Tom Rob Smith, it simply cannot do him justice. Child 44 is not only a thriller of the highest quality – addictive, pacey, frighteningly unpredictable – but also a magnificently written novel with far more to offer than carefully managed tension and twists.Links to this review and other reviews and articles are on the News page.
Saturday, March 01, 2008
'News' page updated
I've just uploaded the now up to date 'News' page. The Scotsman is the first newspaper (I've found) to review Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith, saying this about it: