I just looove the Isle of Skye!
But last year, Stuart e to that of its protagonist, like the novel’s predecessor
“ Part of my own trauma is that, when I got to New York, every time I opened my mouth, someone would always go…” – he puts on a thick, Yank accent – “‘Oh my gawd, you’re from Scaaatland! ‘ I was in my 20s and 30s and I’d never been [there],” he says with a nervous smile and shake of his head. ? “ So who knows where [Mungo] is when he doesn’t even know?”
It’s never hummus porn, or baba ganoush porn,” he says pithily, ? “ it’s just literature
This method of storytelling, of writing about characters in dismal social circumstances, has led to Stuart’s work being framed as – in the words of one early reviewer of Young Mungo – ? “ nothing but non-stop misery”. Read more “I just looove the Isle of Skye!”