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The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
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Mar 15, 2009

Recommended to Daniel by: Intuitively Discovered On Used-Book Shelf
Recommended for: Budding Existentialists Everywhere

That description of The Moviegoer listed here attempts knowing wryness without Knowledge, leaving....tripe. And worse, it's trite. Trite tripe. Attached to The Moviegoer it is an Injustice to Percy's personal, particular vision in this rightly-celebrated first novel.

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