The social setting

  • Suguna Ramanathan


Whatever reservations one may have for Snow’s handling of the inner life, few can deny that he is one of the relevant commentators on the contemporary social scene. Outside the novels he has lectured on important public affairs and social issues, and within his fiction he has caught the changing tenor of half a century in Britain with a niceness and accuracy which must compel admiration from the most grudging critic. Even the London Magazine, which has consistently questioned Snow’s stature as an artist, admits that the mirroring of the social scene is something which he does with competence.


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