Posted on 31st January 2011

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And This Is True

Emily Mackie’s debut novel is a hybrid of doomed love story and disorientating rite-of-passage. Fifteen-year old Neville Gow has spent eleven years living in his father Marshall’s van as they journey round Britain while Marshall works, fruitlessly it seems, on a series of novels. When Neville tries to kiss his father, Marshall stops their wanderings….