(Paul Taylor’s article appeared in the Independent, 2/9.)

When this very clever theatrical version by Tanya Ronder of DBC Pierre's Booker Prize-winning novel Vernon God Little had its world premiere at the Young Vic back in 2007, I wrote that "it makes for an evening that is (if you'll excuse my Texan) banjo-pluckin', lardbutt-fingerin', and paradigm-shiftin' good". The second of those adjectives registered the pongy way both play and novel poke the orifices, personal and social – including at one point the hero's grandmother's back passage.

via www.independent.co.uk

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