Never Mind

by Edward St Aubyn

Thursday, October 11, 2007

This is the first book in a trilogy, and the characters who appear in the trilogy also turn up later in Mother’s Milk. The book I have is actually the trilogy published as a single volume under the title Some Hope which is the title of the third part.

I was contemplating reading the trilogy as a single book, since that’s really how it has been packaged, but at the end of the first volume I couldn’t find the energy to carry on. Interesting (often hideous) characters, and fine writing, but nothing much in the way of a story to make me want to read on.

I may return for more. I may not.