Jen Harvey reviews The Good Son

A beautiful essay/review from Jen Harvey. Read the full article here.

“Imagination provides us with an escape route – a way of stepping out of our lives to envisage things in a new way, in a different way. It offers a new perspective, and, in some respects may even be the source of those other survival strategies – hope and love. When we step outside ourselves we learn to see things in a different way – even those things we may fail to understand or even hate. Even those people we have learned to hate as “other”. And I think it is this, above all else, that Mickey Donnelly understands, even without knowing it. That good things come from hope and love and imagination. That it’s the good sons, the dreamers, who, one way or another make the world a better place.”

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