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The Book Bag reviews The Heat of the Sun

"David Rain is far too young to be writing this exquisitely"

“David Rain is far too young to be writing this exquisitely* … Pinkerton is glamour encapsulated … The scope of the book is vast … from the early 1920s, through to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki … The whole is a story about the universal search for love and for self, set at a time when there was less freedom to do either of those things … There isn’t so much an echo of Scott Fitzgerald in these pages as a gentle background refrain that hauntingly lingers at the edges of every page.”

* He isn’t, actually, but we can’t resist this wonderfully flattering remark.–ed.

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