[extropy-chat] book review: The Human Touch by Michael Frayn

pjmanney pj at pj-manney.com
Fri Mar 2 06:11:42 UTC 2007

Damien wrote:
>I might as well add that after my piece appeared in an Australian 
>newspaper I got a very pleasant letter from Frayn's old Cambridge 
>philosophy tutor (who is profoundly and repeatedly acknowledged in 
>the book), who commented that he'd eagerly read all the reviews he 
>could find and regarded mine as the only one "that has put precise 
>fingers on the two central defects of the work - its tackling far too 
>much, and its being organised around a non-existent 'paradox'." FWIW. :)

I LOVE that!  (But if Frayn is in his seventies, then how old is his tutor and can I have some of whatever he's having!)


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