Boston: Black Sparrow/David R. Godine, $23.95, 152 pp.
Isobel English (1920-94) had a brief but distinguished literary career that established her as a highly original stylist. From 1954 to 1973, this British writer published three novels and a collection of stories. Several of her stories first appeared in Commonweal. English’s work has long been out of print, but now her second novel, Every Eye-a wonderfully idiosyncratic, compressed exploration of identity, vision, and will-has been...
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