omg i want to shoot this woman in the face
Posted February 13, 2007on:
If you have never read these books – perhaps put off by snobbery or guilt or some other glitch in your personal armour that does not allow you to trust your own enjoyment – then you will not know that they are really rather good. How, indeed, could they not be? Millions of people borrow these titles from the library each year, not because they are on a GCSE reading list, or because they are this month’s book group choice, or because they will make you look clever, but simply because they take you, deeply and quickly, into another world.
This will be the last time I link to her. Newspapers tend to take any sort of attention as good, whether it’s negative or not. I certainly don’t expect Hughes to exhibit anything resembling critical thinking soon; it’s clear that The Guardian hired her for her schtick.
I commented on the article. I’m the one asking her what sort of literary Guatanamo she was raised in.