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The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
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Aug 18, 2010

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Read from August 31 to September 24, 2010

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John Barth
“My dear fellow,' Burlingame said, 'we sit here on a blind rock careening through space; we are all of us rushing headlong to the grave. Think you the worms will care, when anon they make a meal of you, whether you spent your moment sighing wigless in your chamber, or sacked the golden towns of Montezuma? Lookee, the day's nigh spent; 'tis gone careening into time forever. Not a tale's length past we lined our bowels with dinner, and already they growl for more. We are dying men, Ebenezer: i'faith, there's time for naught but bold resolves!”
John Barth, The Sot-Weed Factor


Reading Progress

08/31/2010 "enough fluff."
09/02/2010 page 115
15.0% "much hilarity has thus far ensued."
09/03/2010 page 160
21.0% "hilarity continues to ensue. quite enjoying this one."
09/07/2010 page 220
29.0% "losing momentum. d'oh."
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