Martin MacInnes’s Gathering Evidence explores what it means to be human

MacInnes’s intriguing second novel deserves to cement his reputation as a bold and curious writer.

Martin MacInnes’s latest book is a reflection on what it means to be human, with the emphasis on meaning – on analysis and analogy, reflection and rumination. Though not as exciting as his first novel Infinite Ground – the winner of a 2017 Somerset Maugham award – it is also less overtly a pastiche of late-modernist and magic-realist devices, and deserves to cement his reputation as a bold and curious writer. 

Gathering Evidence asks the reader to modify expectations –...
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