Month: November 2011

  • Book review: The End of the Gods, AS Byatt

    The End of the Gods: The Myth Of RagnarokAS ByattHamish Hamilton/ Penguin IndiaRs 399, 177 pages “Writers don’t make up myths,” Marina Warner observes, “They take them over and recast them.” This, she says, is what Jorge Luis Borges calls the murmuring exchanges of writers across time and cultures. “The more literature talks to other […]