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« Rough draft angst (an ongoing saga) | Main | British Children's Fiction »

April 28, 2004


Max Muller

generic coverage?

genre coverage, no?


I always used to finish books I started, but I no longer do. Perhaps I'm feeling Time's winged footsteps, but these days life seems too short to spend even a moment reading something that isn't rewarding. (Excepting, of course, texts I am obliged to read for one reason or another). Just toss that boring book against the wall and think of Dorothy Parker!

Mr Ripley

Very few readers, even longtime Pynchonoids, are terribly fond of the first half of Mason & Dixon. John Barth did the eighteenth century a lot more adeptly.

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