Coming Of Age Fiction

An Interview Reviewed: Music in the Study by John O'Loughlin

By John O'Loughlin

This novel used to be written through John O’Loughlin simply after 'Cross-Purposes' (1979) and is either extra structurally complicated and extra intellectually sophisticated than its stylistic precursor. primarily, the plot revolves round the efforts of Anthony Keating, a tender correspondent for an arts periodical established within the West finish (of London), to behavior a prearranged interview with world-famous composer Howard Tonks while, to his dismay, the person that would routinely have carried out it grew to become ill on the final second and have been obliged to cancel all his schedules. due to loss of event during this box Keating fails to accomplish his task at the distinctive day and is obliged to simply accept an alternate date for later that very same week, whilst Mr Tonks is because of go back from a qualified engagement in Birmingham. even if, the composer is detained there an additional day and, as a result of a mix of unexpected components, Keating ends-up seducing his daughter ... with disastrous outcomes for either one of them! For they're found in flagrante delicto via Mr Tonks' aged housekeeper, and observe finally will get again to the composer himself, inflicting severe allegations and misunderstandings which positioned not just the interview, yet Keating's very occupation as a correspondent in jeopardy! finally basically the composer's daughter, Rebecca, can shop Anthony from extra humiliation, notwithstanding now not earlier than a number of turns within the plot have led him into deeper hassle along with his boss and diverse colleagues and duly led to his dismissal. yet because of Rebecca's effect together with her father the interview finally is going forward, and the ensuing challenge for 'Arts per month' is whether or not to put up or shelve it, in view of the encircling situations and the dismissal of its central instigator. it's the composer himself, notwithstanding, who has the ultimate say, and it comes either as a surprise and a pride to younger Anthony Keating. - these trying to find philosophy in An Interview Reviewed will locate nutrients for proposal, as will these for whom humour is a sine qua non of literary leisure. - A Centretruths editorial.

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