Semi-colons are for the weak

Colin Burrow

  • Solo: A James Bond Novel by William Boyd
    Cape, 322 pp, £18.99, September 2013, ISBN 978 0 224 09747 5

‘Morning dearie’. Bond heaved himself awake. A set of teeth was grinning at him from the glass next to his bed. He was in an Innov8 2000 Profiling Hospital Bed with full electronic tilt control. Two tubes ran out of his side to drain the cavity where his right lung used to be.

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