The Breezes

14 years ago Mary Breeze was killed by lightning it should have been all the bad luck that the Breeze family were due but, as John Breeze is about to find out, this couldn t be further from the truth The Breezes is John Breeze s account of his family s most hellish fortnight.
The Breezes years ago Mary Breeze was killed by lightning it should have been all the bad luck that the Breeze family were due but as John Breeze is about to find out this couldn t be further from the truth

  • Title: The Breezes
  • Author: Joseph O'Neill
  • ISBN: 9780571172580
  • Page: 341
  • Format: None
  • 1 thought on “The Breezes”

    1. Joseph O'Neill has a way with words. Life can be pretty crappy at times and for the Breeze family that seems to be most of the time. In spite of that, this is not a depressing story but rather humorous (albeit a black humor) as they stumble through the events that cause them to rise above their circumstances. There's nothing earth-shattering, nothing remarkable about their story but it is told with such a level of honesty that the reader comes to feel empathy for these characters as though they [...]

    2. One of the blurbs on the back of the book says "A hilarious chronicle of life's crappiness". I agree that it was about life's crappiness, but this is no laugh-out-loud comedy. Borderline dark comedy perhaps. The Breezes is a quirky book and I liked it very much. I particularly enjoyed the interaction between the five main characters. But if you're after (as it says on the front) an "extremely funny" read - be warned!

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