Seven Books for Grossman by Morris Lurie & Uphill Runner by James McQueen

Reviewed by
May 1984, no. 60
Francis McInherny reviews 'Seven Books for Grossman' by Morris Lurie and 'Uphill Runner' by James McQueen

Seven Books for Grossman

by Morris Lurie

Penguin, $4.95 pb, 114pp, 0 14 00 6837 6

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Uphill Runner

by James McQueen

Penguin, $5.95 pb, 202pp, 0 14 00 7007 9

Seven Books for Grossman by Morris Lurie & Uphill Runner by James McQueen

Reviewed by
May 1984, no. 60

Perhaps too many relatives, constant rain, and excessive New Year celebrations have left me cranky and cheerless, but Morris Lurie’s latest novel, Seven Books for Grossman, did little to improve the general malaise. It is a slight volume. It certainly lacks the insight and compassion of some of Lurie’s short story collections like Dirty Friends. It also lacks the humour.

Francis McInherny reviews 'Seven Books for Grossman' by Morris Lurie and 'Uphill Runner' by James McQueen

Seven Books for Grossman

by Morris Lurie

Penguin, $4.95 pb, 114pp, 0 14 00 6837 6

Book Cover 2 Small

Uphill Runner

by James McQueen

Penguin, $5.95 pb, 202pp, 0 14 00 7007 9

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