Black Swan Green

Black Swan Green
Author: David Mitchell

If you grew up in 1980s Britain (or even in Australia as the child of a 10-pound pom as I did) the characters, the setting and the language of Black Swan Green will be instantly recognisable to you. David Mitchell is one of my favourite authors (Cloud Atlas is one of his best known books) and this novel did not disappoint.

Reading this book was like being able to revisit my old friend, Adrian Mole, but with a light shone into the shades of darkness of adolescence as a family sails into dysfunction and teenager, Jason Taylor, battles to find his way in the world.

Genre: Fiction Reviewer: Caroline · Buy Now ·