peteg's blog - noise - books - 2006 09 01 TheLemonTable

Julian Barnes: The Lemon Table

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Well yes, I did read it through to the end. Here he refracts old age through his eternal preoccupations — sex and francophilia — in a series of short pieces. The splashing on the book's cover of an edited favourable sentence from an Esquire ("Man at His Best"?) review says enough.