The protagonist is Iain Broderick who comes from Inverdaig, a remote village on the west coast of
Author David Harris Wilson skilfully draws you into Iain's life and you become fascinated by Inverdaig, its people, history and customs. The stories that Johan tells have the authentic voice of true folk tales and you feel the cultural links between
There is a large cast of characters and whether their part in the story is large or small each one is rounded and interesting. There is some very good descriptive writing of various aspects of nature notably the sea which is poetic and creates evocative images as you read; however this doesn't slow the pace of the novel which is a page-turner right through to the end.
Tales of Johan is a well written novel with a strong sense of place and culture, an interesting and unusual story line and excellent characterisation. It's a lovely story and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.
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