|Augustus John, portrait of Gogarty, National Museum of Wales|
I've already posted Oliver St John Gogarty's review of Finnegans Wake, which was published in the Observer on 7 May 1939. At the time, he described the book as 'the most colossal leg-pull in literature since McPherson’s Ossian.'
Two years later, he wrote a memoir, 'The Joyce I knew', published in the Saturday Review on 24 January 1941. Here's how he now saw the Wake:
What a great final image!