The Walk Home: A Novel

The Walk Home: A Novel

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Stevie comes from a long line of people who have cut and run. Just like he has.


Only he’s not so sure he was right to go. He’s been to London, taught himself to get by, and now he’s working as a laborer not so far from his childhood home in Glasgow. But Stevie hasn’t told his family—what’s left of them—that he’s back. Not yet.


He’s also not far from his uncle Eric, another one who left—for love this time. Stevie’s toughened himself up against… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

The Walk Home is a quiet, reflective story, still enjoyable even though it was written not so much to entertain but rather to educate.

The characters are interesting — Uncle Eric who produces line drawings of Biblical stories enacted on the Glasgow sink estates, is a stand out — but the scenery is domestic.

Sieffert has captured a portrait of a family affected by love and loss perfectly, and despite how sad it is, I'm left with hope at the end of the novel that the walk home will be completed.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (July 08, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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