Book Review — All That Man Is by David Szalay

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Why We Picked It

  • Fans of David Szalay
  • His ability to capture the ‘look and feel’ of present-day London
  • Interested to see how this work, comprised of short stories, compared to Szalay’s other recent writing

What We Thought

  • Excellent, not disappointed
  • Brutal realism that is at times tough to stomach, but never question whether the stories are plausible
  • Great cadence in his writing
  • Expands into a larger,...

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