Tag Archive: Adam Thirlwell

Nov 16

So Who Should Have Won The Goldsmith Prize

For those of you who have forgotten (which includes me) here are the nominees and links to my thoughtful, though confusing, reviews. Beatlebone by Kevin Barry (Canongate) Acts of Assassins by Richard Beard (Harvill Secker) Satin Island by Tom McCarthy (Cape) The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills (Bloomsbury) Grief is the Thing …

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Oct 20

Book Review: Lurid & Cute by Adam Thirlwell

Bottom Line  A tiresome novel that feels like it was published in the 90s with its neurotic middle class white guy (unemployed) looking for meaning in his life while he obsesses over his wife and lover.  Avoid. Representative Paragraph Middle class guilt… Like only recently I had been in a burger place at whose counter …

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Oct 01

The Nominees for the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 have been announced…

… and here they are: Beatlebone by Kevin Barry (Canongate) Acts of Assassins by Richard Beard (Harvill Secker) Satin Island by Tom McCarthy (Cape) The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills (Bloomsbury) Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter Lurid & Cute by Adam Thirlwell (Cape) The Goldsmith Prize was established …

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