Modern Interiors by Andrea Goldsmith

Reviewed by
September 1999, no. 214
Terri-Ann White reviews 'Modern Interiors' by Andrea Goldsmith

Modern Interiors

by Andrea Goldsmith

Penguin, 242 pp, $14.95 pb

Modern Interiors by Andrea Goldsmith

Reviewed by
September 1999, no. 214

Andrea Goldsmith’s second novel, Modern Interiors, is about a family, and marked out by its goodies and baddies. This is a moral novel about capitalism and the choices open to people within its system. Goldsmith uses outrageous caricatures to represent the baddies – those seduced and corrupted by the family’s damned money. And all of the goodies have an interest in and strenuously pursue the higher knowledges – poetry and fiction, philosophy and philanthropy. They are all good, and fair-minded people, if sometimes with too much sweetness and light.

Terri-Ann White reviews 'Modern Interiors' by Andrea Goldsmith

Modern Interiors

by Andrea Goldsmith

Penguin, 242 pp, $14.95 pb

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