Grateful to the Adelaide Literary Magazine for publishing my review of Douglas Cole’s new novel: http://adelaidemagazine.org/2020/10/20/what-it-takes-to-be-free-by-terry-tierney/
You can flip through the entire issue here: https://anyflip.com/fypa/pxth/
Below is a sneak preview:
In the first magnetic lines of The White Field by Douglas Cole, the narrator Tom enters a surreal purgatory: “I walked into the sun. It seared the road and the rooftops, intense, blinding.” For Tom, the bright heat greets his release from prison, but not as a mere celebration of freedom….