have just read with interest your review of Fall
Out: The Unofficial and Totally Authorised Guide to The Prisoner
[sic], and was particularly taken with the following extracts.
authors also tell us that their book isn't analytical. Really?"
the authors actually state that the book won't be "too
analytical. Neither of us are from a media studies background
and, while this undoubtedly has its place, we are writing
with a popular audience in mind". To translate, this
means that the book will not resemble the sort of analytical
text you would get from an academic publication.
certainly includes great swathes of copy that appears to be
just that, although on closer reading much of the analysis
- which we're told doesn't exist - is really foundless opinion,
so I suppose the writers are correct in a fashion."
me something you believe to be "foundless opinion"
and we'll debate it. After all, if you believe you can make
a statement like that, then you shouldn't be surprised if
I then ask you to back it up.
Co author: Fall Out: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide
to The Prisoner