A. L. Kennedy | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Lavinia Greenlaw

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Critical Review by Lavinia Greenlaw

SOURCE: Greenlaw, Lavinia. “Connecting at Glasgow.” Times Literary Supplement, no. 4692 (5 March 1993): 20.

In the following review, Greenlaw compliments Kennedy for her non-linear storytelling skills and her decision to leave the conclusion ambiguous in Looking for the Possible Dance.

The first novel by the award-winning Scottish writer A. L. Kennedy [Looking for the Possible Dance] is ostensibly a simple story of leaving home. The narrative is threaded around the journey of Margaret Hamilton from Glasgow to London. She is leaving, but she has left before. She will probably come back. As she travels south, the events that led to her sudden departure are made apparent through a disordered series of memories and associations. These centre on her relationships with her father, who brought her up alone, and with her lover, Colin who disappeared as they were on the point of...

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