Pedant of the Week
Reviewing the memoirs of exuberant French intellectual Claude Lanzmann for the Telegraph, Richard Davenport-Hines finds the one-time lover of Simone de Beauvoir has made a schoolboy error:
Lanzmann mistakenly writes that the sexual position known as du duc d’Aumale involves the woman crouching on all fours. Actually, it requires the woman to sit atop the man facing him…
Read all reviews for THE PATAGONIAN HARE.
Want to know what the critics made of the latest book, film or play? The Omnivore rounds up newspaper reviews, bringing you a cross section of critical opinion. Sign up to our newsletter.