In Midlands by Debbie Jenkinson, Veronica Fox, pharmacist, Dubliner, has somehow ended up in a job she doesn’t like in a town that doesn’t feel like home. When her mother dies, she’s left with many unanswered questions about her family. Ronnie is baffled. How did this even happen? If you’ve ever asked yourself: “How did I get here?” this book is for you.
Debbie’s lush color pencil drawings give her characters and the small town of Mullingar where they live a depth and tactility that will delight you. Her natural dialogue, and embrace of quiet moments help give the events in the comic weight.