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Reading Woolf's Orlando. First time reading her in 5~ years and I'm finding her writing a) beautiful and b) highly similar to Nabokov. Should pick up Proust again but can't decide if I want to read it in French and miss lots or read it in English and wish it were the original language. Or set aside the time for both but that'd be like a full year of reading.
love the colours snow
that zam barrett makes me uncomfortable with life
Ervell manages to be both cozy and scifi in a way I like. this is awesome I'm reading Pynchon's Inherent Vice because I love Pynchon and there's a movie but I hadn't read the book yet. I thought Dave Eggers' first two books were really cool and What is the What covered an interesting subject, but glancing at reviews of his later stuff makes it sound like bad satire. also reading things like this makes me...
I like this point about his writing. It's hard to pin down. He cuts out a lot but it's not the opposite of simple. Most of the time he doesn't talk about what's going on in characters heads, but then he drops a bomb like "He'd half meant to speak but those eyes had altered the world forever in the space of a heartbeat."I can relate to your problem with him because I only made it 50 pages into Suttree. I got a lot more out of Blood Meridian, No Country for Old Men and All...
it's so ugly but so easy
stitches looks like such a majestic champion in his suit fits
perfect username/post synergy I just bought Cities of the Plain but I'd like to reread The Crossing before diving into it. (Read All the Pretty Horses and The Crossing 5-6 years ago, reread Pretty Horses two years ago.) Haven't read enough of his earlier stuff to make statements about his career arc tho srry. Finished Deryni Rising, it was ok but also made me want to write my own stuff and that's a nice feeling. Not sure if I'll tackle the other two of the...
end of an era
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