Posted on 18th May 2011

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Eating Air

“[Art] is one way of having a quarrel with the world,” opines the nameless narrator of Eating Air, Pauline Melville’s third literary offering since her prize-winning debut novel Shape-Shifter. “Art is what those of us do who are too frightened to be terrorists.” Various dramatic aphorisms of the like, with a theatricality that appears to emanate naturally…