Literary reviews by Tim Love.
Warning: Rather than reviews, these are often notes in preparation for reviews that were never finished, or pleas for help with understanding pieces. See Litref Reviews - a rationale for details.

Thursday, 10 April 2003

"Quarantine" by Jim Crace (Penguin, 1998)

Wasn't so impressed with this - I prefer Anita Mason's "The Illusionist" - though there were some good passages (Marta's monologues) and phrases: "his testicles furrowed and retracted in the cold, like shrinking slugs with salt put on their backs".

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