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The British Museum is Falling DownAdam Appleby is a struggling post graduate trying to complete his thesis while supporting his wife and three children. They are Catholics and use the not so reliable rhythm method.
by David Lodge
Score: 6.5
Published: 1965
Read: November 6th 2007

Comments


John said

Quite funny, but seemed a bit obvious/forced in some places, I think you can tell it's one of his early ones! But made me a laugh a couple of times, firstly when reeling of his list of conceptions, and then when he goes to buy condoms but bumps into Father outside the shop! Also has a good bit where he refers to Kingsley Anus - I wonder when Lucky Jim was first published? Hmmm, 1954 - I just checked. Lucky Jim is definitely funnier!

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