Rating: 3/5 stars.
Unpopular opinion of the day: Winger wasn’t that wonderful.
Seeing all the glowing, five-star reviews of this book, I wonder if it’s me who went wrong. Andrew Smith did a lot of the little things right in this in Winger. He established a consistent narrative, incorporated rugby and its rules with ease, used a boarding school as the book’s setting, and featured a nice friendship between Winger, the main character, and his best friend, Joey.
But I wanted more from this 400+ page book. Continue reading