Friday, August 29, 2014

A carefully blurred society …

… Piecing it together | Standpoint. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

 A once-grand city in multicultural decay carries echoes of London, but a London in which even Dr Johnson would experience chronic fatigue. As for "Jewish", the word doesn't appear once; neither does "Jew". Yet it is probably Jacobson's most significantly Jewish book and quite possibly his masterpiece.

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