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With Messenger - as with all of his heroes, with poor old Swallow and the mighty Zapp, with Vic and Robyn - Lodge has created another quality grotesque, a memorable creature of conceit who confronts and amuses the reader with the vulgarity of being, with the shame of being human, with all the lie...Mar 03 2001 | Read Full Review of Thinks . . .
Helen's thought processes are given us in the form of her journal (the only form of writing she has been able to manage since her bereavement), Ralph's as a monologue dictated into a tape recorder, supposedly an experiment in avoiding conscious control of thought to see what emerges.Feb 18 2001 | Read Full Review of Thinks . . .
Lodge opts for a similar gambit in the new Thinks..., in which widowed novelist Helen Reed, having taken over a creative-writing seminar at the fictional University Of Gloucester, finds herself thrown into the company of Ralph Messenger, a philandering cognitive scientist.Apr 19 2002 | Read Full Review of Thinks . . .
I like David Lodge a lot, I like campus novels, and I am very interested in cognitive science for which this book is a decent introduction so I liked this one too.Nov 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Thinks . . .
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