Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Banville bags the Booker
He and I traipsed round Ireland together in early 1977 during the promo of Doctor Copernicus.
What with the loony and plummeting criteria of prizes these days, I feared for a few heart-stopping moments that the judges would lose sight of all standards and guidelines and plump for some nonsense in the Stephen King mould.
As always, Grumpy Book Man worth reading.
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