The Coward's Tale is compared to the work of many different people, in reviews out this week - in an attempt to explain what it is like. Among the comparisons are: "A Welsh version of Garrison Keillor"-
.This by Litlove, in a wonderful write-up on Tales from the Reading Room
David Rose, on his terrific Amazon review, likens it to Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood, (as do many) and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, but also says it is more reminiscent of the work of artist Stanley Spencer. Stanley Spencer's 'Resurrection'.
Writer Tom Conoboy compares the novel to another artist, this time, the visionary Brueghel, in a seriously in-depth analysis of the book on his blog. The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Pieter Brueghel the Elder
Marie Claire Magazine said it was "dazzling, vibrant and melancholy", and it is one of two titles in their November Good Book club special offers...
Psychologies Magazine calls it "Poetic..." and "an absorbing portrait of love, grief and humanity".
And if you would like to win a copy, go to Bookhugger, read a snippet and answer an easy question!