Posted on 20th September 2011

Posted by Sophie

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Shipley Reading Group reads Nimrod’s Shadow

Nimrod’s Shadow is a thoroughly readable and engrossing book with a dual plot and a limited number of major characters. These characters are portrayed wonderfully well and are entirely believable. They drive the story along marvellously well.

Posted on 23rd May 2011

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Philip Gwyn Jones on Chris Paling

If Fiction Uncovered were to assemble from scratch the prototypical overlooked British novelist they would in all likelihood produce something very like Chris Paling. He has been in effect a victim of his immense range of imaginative sympathies. None of his novels much resembles its predecessor in style or tone, and that has perhaps limited his…