Asylum

Asylum

Asylum

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  • Source type: Blog
  • On Teads since: 02/02/2008
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  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English

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  • Asylum

    This year, with fewer (I think) reviews published here than ever before, I’m going to include a couple of books I read but didn’t review, but which have left a good impression at the year end. What better recommendation could there be than that, anyway? Titles are in alphabetical order by author’s name. Martin Amis: The […]


    15/12/2014
  • Asylum

    It’s interesting to see a book reclaimed as a classic when you’ve never heard of the author. ‘Classic’ – here it’s in the Serpent’s Tail Classics range – is as much a marketing term as anything else, but I still have a weakness for such series. Like translated literature, ‘classics’ series indicate that at least […]


    08/12/2014
  • Asylum

    Below is an introduction I’ve written for a new e-book edition of Simon Crump’s Neverland, a novel I found bewildering when I first read it, but quickly came to love. The new edition has been issued by Galley Beggar – of Eimear McBride and Jonathan Gibbs fame – and also contains a new afterword by the […]


    04/12/2014