Never Takes Off

| No Comments

Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Review: The Innocent's Story by Nicky Singer

Diane Samuels finds that Nicky Singer's new novel, The Innocent's Story, never takes off:

The many passages describing the firing of the synapses of the brain become repetitive. The result is a stilted and claustrophobic atmosphere that makes reading the first hundred pages a chore. The second hundred pages become more intriguing, especially towards the end, but the story never quite takes off or carries the reader with it... I longed for relief from so many passages of prosaic point-raising and of being told flatly what was happening rather than being allowed to experience it with the characters...

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by achuka published on December 10, 2005 9:03 AM.

Beguilingly Convincing was the previous entry in this blog.

For Those Already In Love is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Monthly Archives

OpenID accepted here Learn more about OpenID
Powered by Movable Type 5.2.2