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The Kugelmass Episode

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A fictional short story
Paperback, 12 pages
Published August 12th 1977 by Vintage
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Nov 17, 2016 Sara ✨ rated it it was ok
((desperate enough to add a 12-pages long short story to my read list))

Studied this in class and while I do totally understand the way this story is built and what brings its uniqueness, I still didn't enjoy it. I deeply dislike the writing style and I feel there's more that could have been done with it.
Aulia Assita
Sep 26, 2016 Aulia Assita rated it it was ok
Satan loves the reckless but their Lord is relentless to any other second chance.
The feeling is contagious, human will never ever be satisfied, Emma and Kugelmass indeed.
The ditch will go deeper, the whole will be larger and the demons themselves know how to swim.
Adam
Oct 17, 2015 Adam rated it really liked it
Woody Allen is a hopeless romantic who most of the time makes romance the god of life. But this story was different in that he ends the story with a bit of disenchantment and "reality." I loved the creativity and humor; the irony was thick, especially involving Madame Bovary. This is one of those stories that I read and go "oh you can write like that?" Wow.
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Shelves: classics
Really quick but really good. You can find it on google. It's the basis for the excellent Purple Rose of Cairo.
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