Jonathan Coe, 5 December 1991
Show More In Black and White by Christopher Stevenson.
New Caxton Press, 32 pp., £1.95Show More
The Tree of Life by Hugh Nissenson.
Carcanet, 159 pp., £6.95, September 1991, 0 85635 874 6Show More
Cley by Carey Harrison.
Heinemann, 181 pp., £13.99, November 1991, 0 434 31368 8Show More
“... events and incidental detail. Less ambitious, but more subversive, Christopher Stevenson and Hugh Nissenson seek to dismantle the system from within by producing novels which look like something else altogether: a form of experimentation which often has rather puritanical motives behind it – the assumption being either that existing literary forms ...”