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Originally Posted by why View Post

Faulkner? Henry James? Really?
American literature is pretty awful in general except for maybe Melville, Nabokov (if you consider him American) and a few others.
Just get a Dickens novel and you should be okay for a while.

laugh.gif Does American Exceptionalism ever get old for you?

Sure, compare the greatest British novelist ever to a few cherry-picked American examples and then declare that American literature is awful. nod[1].gif