THE SYLLABUS OF ERRORS

There’s a very affirmative review of THE SYLLABUS OF ERRORS  by Elinor Walpole on SABOTAGE.

“Overall The Syllabus of Errors is a tense, exciting and thought-provoking series of stories from the point of view of the alienated or underdog, encompassing humorous experiments in form such as ‘A Short Story about a Short Film’ and full of references to the return of the repressed and the major wars of the twentieth century – especially World War II and its Nazis, Fascists and Communists. There is also sharp criticism of the current state of society – the ‘types’ that Stokes’s characters see all around them are obnoxious, self-interested and materialistic, and many of the stories are set against a backdrop of recession and its effect on the arts and society, with all its accompanying ill-advised and compromising stop-gap measures.”

THE SYLLABUS OF ERRORS, or TWELVE STORIES OF OBSESSION, LOSS and GETTING IN A STATE is available to pre-order from Amazon.

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