A ‘Wow’ Ending
A Year Of The Teacher by Steve Logston is a compulsive read that drew me in from the start.
The action is told in the first person enabling the reader to become intimately acquainted with the lead character’s thoughts and feelings. We follow him through his first year of teaching.
Teaching requires commitment and dedication. The reader witnesses the conflict between school duties and the pull of having a personal life.
As a young man the lead character had other interests such as being in a band and drinking alcohol. As a female I found it difficult to relate to his lifestyle but this did not detract from recognising that the book was well written.Continue reading