Double trouble

December 10, 1999

Jonathan Osmond (Letters, THES, December 3) has misremembered Lucky Jim. The joke about desirable regions of London appears not once but twice in the novel. Just as there is a passage concluding "No, not Chelsea" so there is one that ends "No, not Bloomsbury".

Tom Arden

Novelist and former lecturer in English, Queen's University, Belfast

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