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Irish Examiner reviews The Heat of the Sun

"Utterly authentic ... memorable"

“This absorbing novel, told in episodic set pieces, takes the reader through the war and beyond it. … [Rain’s] depiction of the US and Americans feels utterly authentic. His characters are memorable; even those with a walk-on part. … This book captures the gaiety and tumult of a troubled age. But it is ultimately a novel of friendship, of love, and of lives.”

Read the full review on the Irish Examiner website…