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A Short Critical History Walter Ernest Allen. to me inestimably precious and
beautiful and I've become conscious more than ever before how litde I
understand what in the great rectification you and Poupin propose to do with
them. . . . You can't ...
For Uncle Ponderevo steals the book — Uncle Ponderevo the pinchbeck
Napoleon of commerce, the litde chemist who invents the patent medicine Tono-
Bungay, becomes a millionaire, and dies a fugitive from the law babbling of
We know Bloom better than any other character in modern fiction. He is I'homme
moyen sensuel and also the 'litde man', vulgar, unfailingly curious, half educated,
nursing his 'dirty litde secret' of sex, essentially unheroic, indeed the anti-hero ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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