Dale Peck (review date 31 December 2001)
SOURCE: Peck, Dale. “The Devil You Know.” New Republic (31 December 2001): 38–41.
[In the following review, Peck offers a negative assessment of The Devil's Larder as well as an extended negative critique of Crace's entire oeuvre.]
The difference between curiosity and promiscuity is much the same for writers as it is for lovers. The first is a good thing, the second bad, the line between the two rather blurry. At what point is inquisitiveness revealed to be a wandering eye, an inability to...
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