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john davies
notes from a small vicar
from a parish
in Liverpool, UK

    Thursday, July 27, 2006
    If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
     
    Receptive, perceptive folk have been telling me for ages that I ought to read If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor. I thought I better had, to all the better prepare for my Greenbelt talk (which I really ought to start writing soon).

    It's a novel about the ordinary, a poem about the glory in the mundane. I've only read the first two pages but these promise a great deal....