Letters – Issue 10

Review gives too much away

I was grateful I had read Maurice Gee’s Going West before I read Elizabeth Smither’s review. One of the many fine things about the novel was Gee’s skilful withholding of major events, but most of these are given away unnecessarily towards the end of Smither’s otherwise fine piece. Future editors should not allow their reviewers to get away with this.

Roger Hall, Dunedin


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