October 2002 no. 245

October 2002 no. 245

Stephanie Triggs reviews 'Wild Surmise' by Dorothy Porter

Stephanie Trigg

Dorothy Porter’s new verse novel, Wild Surmise, takes an almost classic form. The verse novel is now well-established as a modern genre, and Porter has stamped a distinctive signature and voice on the verse form, particularly with the phenomenal success of her racy, action-packed detective novel, The Monkey’s Mask (1994) ...