19101Re: The Company They Keep-review
- Nov 5, 2007Reading through "Henry's" reviews in the Midwest Book Review, there
is a definite inconsistency in the length & quality of the reviews.
Some (mostly novels) are given fairly in-depth reviews. Others
(mostly non-fiction) receive the "skimmed" treatments similar to the
one given to 'The Company They Keep'. Even the reviews themselves
seem hastily written.
BTW...I haven't gotten a chance to read the book yet, but it sounds
fascinating and I look forward to it in the near future. From a
scholarship aspect, the Inklings as a whole have been seriously
neglected, outside of Humphrey Carpenter's book. Its great to see
another study of these fantastic writers and the influence they had
on one another.
I'll buy it even if "some David Bratman fellow" wrote the
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