Category Archives: Olivia Laing

Crudo – Olivia Laing

‘Crudo’ is a beautifully produced book, with fine, thick paper and clever finishing touches such as the tiny crab and the shellfish hammer printed on the end pages. As a novel, however, I found it frustrating, all the more so … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

Olivia Laing’s ‘Crudo‘ has been much hyped and praised in the press, so I really had to buy a copy. It’s a short novel (which is always a bonus in my eyes), the only drawback being that the main character … Continue reading

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