Not that there is **nothing at all** to worry about where The New
Criterion is concerned.
From “Notes & Comments” in the current (Nov. ‘05) issue:
“What Pinter dispensed was a certain tone–an atmosphere of menace,
borrowed largely from Samuel Beckett. It’s chief effect, when you first
encountered it, was to make semi-articulate dissatisfaction seem like
Lynne Truss has labored in vain.