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Margaret John

Margaret John reviewed for ABR in the 1980s.

Margaret John reviews 'The Doubleman' by C.J Koch

June 1985, no. 71 01 June 1985
C.J. Koch in this powerful and evocative novel, The Double Man, has applied a psychoanalytic model of human personality to fairytales and the fantastical world of myth: the pursuit of illusion as reality. Its ingenious double life is that of a modern-day fairy tale coupled with the face of 1960s man, paralysed with the despair of his era: its inability to cope with the breakdown of shared values a ... (read more)