Monday, September 30, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Haddon is ambitious and writes beautifully, so that many times I didn't know where I was, or which version of the myth I was in, and it mostly didn't matter.
The Shakespeare chapter, though stunningly rendered, seems a bit out of place, relating as it does the story of Shakespeare and his dissolute Pericles co-author, the pimp and playwright George Wilkins, reuniting after their deaths for a boat trip to nowhere.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Sort of Cormac McCarthy crossed with some Lonesome Dove-era Larry McMurtry.