Oh what a ride this was!
I have no idea how I came to decide that I want to read this book. I must have seen it on Goodreads somehow and found the description inviting. 199 more words
“…What he (Alain-Fournier) nailed down is the one really acute perception of the young, which is the awareness of loss as a function of passing time ….” 12 more words
Dostoevsky had his own way of doing things. No writer before or since has really followed his method, insofar as he had one. Other writers kept notebooks but it is hard to imagine anyone today at least filling hundreds if not thousands of very messy pages before getting down to business. 798 more words