Posted on 12th July 2011

Posted by Sophie

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Fiction Uncovered by… Angus Cargill, Senior Editor, Faber and Faber

Gerard Donovan’s 2006 novel, Julius Winsome, is to my mind one of the great short novels – a perfectly formed little masterpiece. A novel about beauty and loneliness, it’s also, due to Donovan’s masterful skill, a novel whose true nature creeps up on you, almost without you noticing. It’s like a Chekhov story with a…