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Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

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The story of a farmer's son, from western Pennsylvania, with a thirst for knowledge
Paperback, 72 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Echo Library (first published June 1st 2004)
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Feb 15, 2013 kasia rated it liked it
I gave it three stars in an initial rush of disappointment, when I realized it stopped halfway through, but it's probably more like 3.5, just because of the many bizarre and fascinating subthemes in it. Secret societies, utopian colonialism, love as delusion, and of course - biblioquism!
Alas, none of the themes are all that well developed, and the text could definitely use some editing. Ultimately, while I absolutely do not regret reading it, I'm mostly left wishing that the author hadn't aband
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Charles Brockden Brown (January 17, 1771 – February 22, 1810), an American novelist, historian, and editor of the Early National period, is generally regarded by scholars as the most ambitious and accomplished US novelist before James Fenimore Cooper. He is the most frequently studied and republished practitioner of the "early American novel," or the US novel between 1789 and roughly 1820. ...more
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