How quirky is too quirky?

I’ve had a lovely long weekend in Shropshire – more on that before too long, hopefully – but remembered last night at 11.30 that I was supposed to be writing at Vulpes Libris today…

WELL I have – it’s on All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman, but more broadly on… how quirky is too quirky? Do let me know your thoughts there or here.

Happy Wednesday!

2 thoughts on “How quirky is too quirky?

  • March 16, 2016 at 10:45 am

    I think I dislike quirky when it’s too self-consciously quirky and tries too hard. I prefer something that just seems naturally quirky. If that makes any sense at all……

  • March 16, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    I liked his “The Waterproof Bible”, which was also quirky but when quirkiness seems contrived (as with the lists), I lose interest. I don’t have any rules about it, just a gut reaction to over-quirk which makes all interest shut down and closes the book.


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