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A panoramic novel of modern Britain: The Blind Light, by Stuart Evers, reviewed

27 June 2020

9:00 AM

27 June 2020

9:00 AM

The Blind Light Stuart Evers

Picador, pp.544, 18.99

A decade ago — eheu fugaces labuntur anni — Stuart Evers’s debut story collection, Ten Stories About Smoking, was one of the first books I ever reviewed, and I’ve kept tabs on his career ever since, in that spirit of comradely competitiveness one feels for a writer of a similar age launching at the same time.

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