Jun 022014

Nick Harkaway may be obsessed with the end of the world, and what it means to be human in the face of it. On the former British Colony of Mancreu, an island off the coast of Yemen, the volcano spews toxic clouds that could spell world’s end. Politics & people get involved; the island becomes a legal grey zone – something out of Gibson. In drops Lester, a nearly-retired sergeant allowed to serve out his duties, who meets and befriends a boy. I feared, halfway in, that this book would break my heart; it did, but not as I quite expected.

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  One Response to “100 word review: Tigerman, by Nick Harkaway”

  1. […] not a bad book. It’s pretty good. It could be suffering by my reading it straight after Tigerman and Cuckoo Song. It probably is. It’s very enjoyable and a fun read and there’s a lot […]

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