Just a quick note to say I want to commend David Peace's novel The Damned United, which is about Brian Clough's insane decision to manage Leeds United in 1974 and his forty-two days there. It's an extraordinary thing. I haven't read anything like it since Gordon Burn's Happy Like Murderers, about the Wests. People have compared Peace to James Ellroy, but he's different. Read it, even if you know nothing about football.
Anyway, we're now a month away from the publication of Europe In Autumn in the States, and about six weeks away from publication here. And here is…
Remember many, many years ago when I kept posting word counts for the novel I was writing? Well, I finally finished the damn thing, and anyway, this.…
Has this stuff been coming in since the Russians took over?