Guardian 1000 Books Read: The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

Finished! You’ll find my review here. “Take my camel, dear,” said my Aunt Dot, as she climbed down from this animal on her return from High Mass. The camel, a white Arabian Dhalur (single hump) from the famous herd of the Ruola tribe, had been a parting present, its saddle-bags stuffed with low-carat gold and… Read More Guardian 1000 Books Read: The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

Guardian 1000 Project: ‘Money’ by Martin Amis

                  Part of Martin Amis’s “London Trilogy,” along with the novel London Fields and The Information, Money was hailed as “a sprawling, fierce, vulgar display” (The New Republic) and “exhilarating, skillful, savvy” (The Times Literary Supplement) when it made its first appearance in the mid-1980s. Amis’s shocking,… Read More Guardian 1000 Project: ‘Money’ by Martin Amis