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Unique, surreal, Alice-in-Factoryland,
This review is from: Smallcreep's Day (Picador Books) (Paperback)
I have the old Panther paperback from 40-odd years ago, and I read it every two or three years. I always relish the factory atmosphere and culture, while usually skipping the scatology. This is a good example of the rebirth of surrealism in Britain in the 1960s, short-lived though it was. Well worth a read. Smallcreep's factory takes me back 42 years, when I watched a chap on an Ohio broaching machine, cutting gears for Bristol buses; he'd hung a row of different-sized gears on wires above his machine, and, for a cigarette, would take a peen hammer and play
"A Double Diamond Works Wonders, So Drink One Today." Only in England, eh?