Friday, November 30, 2012
The novel is always pop art, and the novel is always dying. That's the only way it stays alive.
Cliff! Clifton Beach, October 2012.
The Devil's Larder, Jim Crace: Sixty-four teeny weeny stories on food-related themes, which also stand as metaphors for life itself. A pleasant diversion. C.
The Lucy Family Alphabet, Judith Lucy: Judith Lucy explores the complex relationship she shared with her adoptive parents. Dark, funny and ruthlessly honest, it also stands as a moving tribute to a pair of lunatics. B-.