There was no real story Not a book I d recommend A book
About An Anti Ira an anti Ira demonstration and yet it turns into being about two spoiled brattish Trustafarians and their love life The demonstration itself gets few words despite it being a visually rich texture to describe something I ve done in my own book on political protest But with this book to describe something I ve done in my own book on political protest But with this book key issue is shown not to be the thics of a government going to war over the objections of its populace but a dreadlocked A sort of dark off beat romance set in the world of the 21st century protest movement against the G7 Ira Bush Generations and Collective Memory etc Tells the story of a 16 year old girl her brother his friend and his friend sx partner as they go to Florence for a demo which results in the complicating of all their love lives and then the resulting "TENSIONS OUTCOMES AND STORIES THAT ENSUE. T JULIAN "outcomes and stories that nsue. T Julian Letitia two alluring and seductive anti capitalists from down south Over the next few years the lives of Danny Clare Letitia and Julian become impossibly ntangled. .
I m not so sure what to make of this I read it asily in one night though it wasn t that flimsy I liked the Scottish voice of the narrators though it certainly wasn t the difficult complete dialect immersion of say Irvine Welsh It felt as it was that it was written by someone who didn t speak that langauge for other people who don t speak that languageMy mixed feelings come from what happens our narrator Claire a 16 year old readhead from a working class Glasgow family travels to Spain for an anti war protest There s a typically skeezy lefty guy dreadlocks piercing blue y 35 stars Really liked the first part Preferred reading from Clares perspective over Letitias I persevered with this but almost wish I hadn t bothered It was an ok book nothing The sex descriptions were unnecessarily lurid and didn t add to the text And. November 2002 and sixteen year old Clare is travelling from Glasgow to Florence with her older brother Danny
to be a part of the anti capitalist demo Amidst thebe a part of the anti capitalist demo Amidst the they mee. Over the following years to the backgrounds
Of Their Involvement With Peace Goodtheir involvement with peace movements Good read 6 out of The amazing thing about this was that I bought it in Shetland in 2006 and read it on the ferry back to Orkney never knew a 6 hour ferry journey pass so fast And then the sense of the BB in Florence the rooms the bed the sex and the dreds the doubt and confusion stayed with me ver since I only needed to look at the book to remember that although I couldn t remember much lse xcept the likeableness of the heroine ClareRe reading it was as if I d never read the second part I obviously hadand although Laetitia is for me a far less likeable character it does all come together in as long term satisfactory manner as is reasonable Not being at all political that aspect WAS ALIEN BUT I COULD SEE HOW IT MATTERED. alien but I could see how it mattered. In the personal and the political as ach decides what is and what's not worth shouting about But how will they come to shape the world and how will the world come to shape th.