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Written on: 28/08/2008
I liked the the manner in which McCourt captures the most significant incidents in his life, the way he illustrates the humour and the sadness. An amazing book. Powerful. The book was fantastic. I couldn't put it down. There are no bad points. The book is excellent… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/04/2007 by AndreaG (242 reviews written)
This is a true story told through the eye's of the young Frank McCourt.
It starts out with meeting of Angela and Malachy (Frank's parents) in America, where both have gone to start a new prosperous life.
However, on their first meeting Angela falls pregnant (with Frank) and Malachy is pressured into marriage by Angela's relatives.
Here begins the struggles of the McCourt family and even after they move back to Ireland, things do not improve.
The harsh truths of this gripping tale are hard to… Read Full Review
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