As an English professor, I’ll admit I have a fascination with novels about college. Life in the academy is wonderful, but it’s rarely racy or uproariously funny, so I find often perverse pleasure in the depiction of that life as sultry, funny, or dangerous. In Kingsley Amis’ Lucky Jim, I reveled in the discomfort of [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Thrillers'
September 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Fiction, Thrillers