Nevertheless, Laura Solomon does the two fundamental jobs of making me care about the principal characters, and making me want to know what happens next. Hilary and David is worth your time and attention.
TIM JONES is a poet, short-story writer, novelist, editor and blogger who lives in Wellington. His most recent collection of poems is Men Briefly Explained (Interactive Press, 2011). He won the NZSA Janet Frame Memorial Award in 2010.