Among other things, Nigel Brown explains why he disagrees with some common assessments of The Night Land.
The key to reading The Night Land is to start with Chapter 2. At least, that's the advice given to all Night Land virgins.
What can be said is defence of Hodgson's style?
... the power of Hodgson's novel goes beyond that conjured up by his imagination. Hodgson uses solid narrative techniques to tell his story; techniques which are worth a closer look by any writer interested in writing a gripping story.
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