Can the Wolfe still growl?

Craig Brown
October 2012
Mail on Sunday;10/28/2012, p74
Back To Blood by Tom Wolfe Jonathan Cape �16.99 When is a novel not a novel? Fourteen years ago, Tom Wolfe launched a bullish attack on three of his nearcontemporaries - John Irving, John Updike and Norman Mailer - after they criticised his bestselling novel A Man In Full for being journalistic and twodimensional.


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