Monthly Archives: September 2011

Out of Sight, by Isabelle Grey

First of all, a disclaimer. Isabelle Grey and I knew each other at university. We lost touch after that, and only made contact again last November, after 35 years, when Isabelle left a message on this very blog to say hello … Continue reading

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Cleaver, by Tim Parks

I’m a fan of Tim Parks, not just the kind that buys and reads his books with pleasure, but the aspirational kind. It started years ago, when he was publishing his first novels and I was writing (and not publishing) … Continue reading

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In touch, out of touch

I’m reading the LRB almost a year later than everyone else. (Apparently there are 50,000 subscribers, half of us in the States.) You can find out what this does to my reading of it here. (Bear with me, some book reviews … Continue reading

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