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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 14, No. 12. September 20, 1951

Champagne At The Railway Buffet

Champagne At The Railway Buffet

The modern novel also reflected the curious divisions of modern industrial society, the specialisations, the divisions and it is now possible to say that many of the novels of the 19th century are better novels than those of this century. Cyril Connolly once said that "the only function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece." This type of intellectualism Connolly himself has lately deplored when, in a review of a novel by Stendahl, [unclear: hapjjikened] this last century writer to Champagne found at a railway bullet.