Book Review

The-Sun-Hasnt-Fallen-from-the-Sky-book-cover-copyFrom the Reviews Page
”I’ve just finished reading “The sun hasn’t fallen from the sky” by Alison Gangel. It’s a memoir of a child growing up, firstly in Glasgow and then being transferred to a children’s home. It’s set in the 1970′s, yet at times it feels as though it’s set a lot earlier than that. Despite the poverty, there is hope that the child will progress into a better life as she shows a musical talent. I enjoyed this – it’s very different from what I normally read. There is quite a lot of Glasgow dialect but it’s easy to read and understand.”

I enjoyed this book too.Alison Gangel visited Wakefield Library a few months ago and spoke openly and very movingly about her life. Find out more about her at ‘New Writing North’


Posted on February 13, 2013, in Authors, Reviews. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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