About this book
A passionate outlook on the contemporary literary landscape, from the critic and author of "The Broken Estate, The Irresponsible Self" and "How Fiction Works". The essays range from George Orwell to Cormac McCarthy, Michel Houellebecq and the joy of Keith Moon's drumming.
In twenty-three passionate, sparkling dispatches - that range over such crucial writers as Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy, and Edmund Wilson, this title offers a panoramic look at the modern novel. It is suitable for those who cares about contemporary literature.