Saturday, November 17, 2012
Killen,Chris: The Bird Room
Rather an odd first novel which tells of a typically uncharismatic young man with a lovely girl friend who is surprisingly in love with him. He has a friend who is on the way to becoming the new artistic sensation. Not surprisingly, the girl friend takes up with the artist leaving the everyday chappie in a mess of mixed emotions. Crossing the men's paths is an aspiring actress who makes her way in life by appearing in porn films. Lightly written with some wit, it left me cold.