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Salted Caramel Brownies. A Confederacy of Dunces.

“Ignatius, we gotta go now,” Mrs. Reilly said. “I’m hungry.”
She turned toward him and knocked her beer bottle to the floor where it broke into a spray of brown, jagged glass. 764 more words


Finding Walker Percy

In a white dress, white gloves and a pillbox hat, the old woman held tightly to the worn and tattered manuscript of her dead son. She waited patiently outside Walker Percy’s office at Loyola University in New Orleans. 1,168 more words

John Kennedy Toole

My Six Favorite Literary Liars

My new novel, LOVE AT FIRST LIE, tells the story of Argentine American housewife Dahlia Krumholtz, a recovering drug addict, cheater and liar, with the goal in mind of getting the reader to understand and perhaps even like her. 846 more words

Alisa Valdes

Line(s) of the Day #AConfederacyofDunces

“When I think of my dear departed father barely cold in his grave” Ignatius murmured, pretending to wipe some moisture from his eyes. 

“Mr Reilly died 20 years ago.” 39 more words

Alex Raphael

This in the NYT. Speaking of CoD: Block party in downtown Baton Rouge uses ‘Confederacy of Dunces’ as theme

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A Confederacy of Dunces – quotes and extracts – 91

After about two years this marks the end of the weekly CoD cycle and with no more text forthcoming here are the left over Ignatius graphics I’ve found.

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