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Another Story (1984): That Should Have Been Published to the Flames

Brian Swann, Another Story (Adler, 1984)

[originally posted 28Jun2001]

photo credit: Amazon

The title would have been well-served by putting a “yet” in front of it.

The only thing that saved this from a dustbunny feast is it 114-page length. I felt guilty about burning something that would produce so little heat.

Another Story is disjointed, ungainly, gratuitous, and generally unreadable. Think James Joyce, but without plot, theme, or character development. I’d tell you what it’s about, if I had been able to discern such. Instead, I’ll just tell you to avoid it like the plague. *

About Robert "Goat" Beveridge

Media critic (amateur, semi-pro, and for one brief shining moment in 2000 pro) since 1986. Guy behind noise/powerelectronics band XTerminal (after many small stints in jazz, rock, and metal bands). Known for being tactless but honest.

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