Dyson on Booker Finalists

Professor Stephen Dyson wrote about two works of political fiction on the shortlist for the Man Booker prize, Britain’s highest literary honor. Money quote: “Personifying the abstract is fiction’s great gift to political thought. Howard Jacobson’s warning about the future and Neel Mukherjee’s epic of the past offer rich rewards, whatever the final decision of the Booker judges.”

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