Wednesday, 5 September 2007
Is anyone listening to Jim Norton's reading of the Hodgson classic? It's on BBC7 at teatime. Well, my teatime. I think it's pretty good, considering that it's an abridged version. I have been a bit sniffy about Hodgson's prose style, but when read aloud he has undeniable gravitas. I only wish I could learn to listen to Jim Norton without thinking of Bishop Brennan being kicked up the arse.
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I paused in my reading of this fascinating book to make a note of this remark by one key character: "When Hegel called Giordano Bruno &...