Karl Miller, 28 September 1989
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Century Hutchinson, 269 pp., £12.95, August 1989, 0 09 173914 4Show More
Blood and Water by Patrick McGrath.
Penguin Originals, 183 pp., £4.99, February 1989, 0 14 011005 4Show More
The Grotesque by Patrick McGrath.
Viking, 186 pp., £11.95, October 1989, 0 670 82987 0Show More
“... fire and was burned to ashes, and, on occasion, of the cartoons and captions of Charles Addams and Glen Baxter, set, respectively, in the raven-dark American 19th century bequeathed and bequothed by Poe, and in a world of, among others, Empire-building public schoolboys charged with a sinister gung-ho. For some people, the Empire has evidently become a ...”