Of plot there is little, but as a terrible study in realism the book is a masterpiece.
The end of realism, my dear Wyndham, is the thing of all others I most desire to see.
At some of the meetings there was perhaps an excess of realism.
To my thinking, at any rate, they make a gravid mistake who look for "realism" in these things.
Realism of the most ghastly truthfulness, ...