From the Bookshelf of The Dusty Bookshelf

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April 1, 2012
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Why we're reading this
I read "Awaiting the Barbarians" by this author and liked it very much. That was several years ago.

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I love and hate this book.

Here's a note I wrote about 50 pages in - "An eloquent misogynist contemplates his empty existence."

"Because a woman's beauty does not belong to her alone. It is part of the bounty she brings into the world. She has a duty to share it"

It's like the book is trying to piss me off.

Of course, David is supposed to be infuriating. He is not the first unlikable protagonist, and he certainly won't be the last. I can't say I like this book, but it definitely made me think. At ti
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