Debut novelist Kevin Holohan manages a tone that is at once darkly sweet and murderously angry. If that sounds like a fine line, you’re close. But Holohan’s deep talent is the reason we can even begin to care about the story he’s chosen to share here: a look sometimes too deep inside a down-at-the-heel Dublin-based Catholic boy’s school. […] The Brothers’ Lot is unforgettable. It juxtaposes the horrors of a corrupt, archaic system against the beautiful resilience of youth.
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