“Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Let’s Get Physical
The three most exciting things to happen around Chez Grand Viz this year are, in order of importance, the arrival of the Princess Lilyput, the publication of THE BIG O Stateside, and this. The Higgs’ Boson vid I stole from Pushed To One Side, a blog that really should have a jib for us all to admire the cut of. Physics is where it’s at, people. Peace, out.