A review of Colm Tóibín’s book of essays on various writers, Irish and American and European, their peculiar personalities and their even stranger families.
Purpose 12 out of 15
Language 13 out of 15
Coherence 13 out of 15
Mechanics four out of 5
overall mark – 84% [B1]
[with spellings corrected, Mechanics - 5, overall mark 86% A2]
[all notes in square brackets are comments left by examiner]