17 Dec 2014

Book review - Wolf in White Van

From Nine To Noon, 10:40 am on 17 December 2014

Charlotte Graham reviews the debut novel by cult indie musician John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats. He's expert at narrative songs with detailed portraits of characters, and lyrics that plumb the depth of human despair and the journey out the other side. Darnielle's fans once started a petition to have him named US Poet Laureate. How does his new, suspenseful novel compare with his much-loved music?