Supplementary: “A cartload of apes and ivory” – Rebecca West on ‘The Golden Bowl’

‘The Golden Bowl’ certainly divides opinion. Reading some online reviews I came across a wonderful demolition of the novel by the awesome Rebecca West. I make no apologies for quoting at length from her analysis – West never pulls her punches and has a magnificent turn of phrase. She opens by calling the novel “anContinue reading “Supplementary: “A cartload of apes and ivory” – Rebecca West on ‘The Golden Bowl’”