Can the Wolfe'still growl?

Craig Brown
October 2012
Mail on Sunday;10/28/2012, p7
Back To Blood by Tom Wolfe Jonathan Cape �20 ? �15.99 inc p&p When is a novel not a novel? Fourteen years ago, Tom Wolfe launched a bullish attack on three of his near-contemporaries - John Irving, John Updike and Norman Mailer - after they criticised his bestselling novel A Man In Full for being journalistic and two-dimensional. 'They've wasted their careers by not engaging with the life around them, by turning their backs on the rich material of an amazing country at a fabulous moment in history,' he said.


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