The Beauty of the Ugly Eel
However, The Book of Eels is something more. It’s a tender and amusing tribute to Svensson’s father, told through tales of their eeling expeditions when he was a child, and from this a history of his family. It’s as if the author wrote a book that could have been titled, Eels and Some Other Things I Have Been Thinking About. And it’s a brilliant book.
- by Mary Elizabeth, Hickory Corner