Christopher Fowler
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Media & Reading & Writing
Following our recent discussion about book formats, I took a quick trawl through my bookshelves to confirm my suspicions; that over the past few decades books have become ever longer and ever more bloated. I'm afraid to say this at the risk of upsetting fans, but it would seem the rot set in with Stephen King's lengthy doorstops. Never one to use a word when twenty would do, his mass market…