Day: August 20, 2006

Reviewing the Review: August 20 2006

I don’t think Robert Macfarlane, fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, likes Irvine Welsh’s new novel, The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs.

Nor is this what George Orwell fondly called good bad writing. This is bad bad writing. There are tautologies (offices that are “unobtrusively tucked away”). There are Read the rest