There are many things I did not know going into this novel. 1) That it would make me think; 2) That it was written in 1984; and, 3) That it took place in a different time period, country, and during a wave of political unrest. 753 more words
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A pale handkerchief
Sits inside a hardcover book.
As I hold it up against my face
Feels cool and smooth
Faintly of musty books…81 more words
Ignorance is a novel about immigration. It changes our reaction to the people involved, though, by referring to them as émigrés instead of immigrants. Immigrants are itinerant laborers from Latin America, southern Asia, or some other slightly disreputable country. 2,087 more words