Novels

Lying Together

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The final part of the sequence, to my immense relief. But I am proud of the fact that I predicted the collapse of Communism, that Solzhenitsyn would be welcomed home as a hero, and that (I thought regrettably) the name Leningrad would be changed back to St.Petersburg.

Re-reading it (in 2010) I find it, um, well... an interesting novel.

'Very enjoyable... wryly comic and often selfmocking... D.M.Thomas has emerged as a powerful comic novelist.'
-- London Review of Books

'A learned, witty, intricately constructed inquiry into the tricky relationship between art and life.'
--New York Times