Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart
May20

Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo is the second novel by Douglas Stuart, who wrote Shuggie Bain. Shuggie Bain was my favourite read of last year, so I was very keen to read Young Mungo. Luckily, Sainsbury’s had it in stock. I won’t buy full-price hardbacks, but Sainsbury’s stocks a few bestsellers at around half price. Spoiler alert: Young Mungo is A LOT like Shuggie Bain. Like Shuggie, Mungo is growing up in 1980s Glasgow in extreme...

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