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The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote
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A perfect story. Capote's genius shines in this little gem.
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Answered Prayers - The Unfinished Novel by Truman Capote
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The Humans by Matt Haig
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Not quite a four, maybe simply because I have just read Erehwon, which does a similar thing but in a more immediate, complex and surprising way. I like this alien approach and there are some great observations about humanity. I object to the rather p ...more
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Rasma and 1 other person liked Kwong's review of Erewhon (Erewhon , #1):
Erewhon by Samuel Butler
"Erewhon is most famous for its satirical commentary on Victorian values, using a utopia to mount criticism of the beliefs and practices that Butler finds ridiculous in his own society. Specifically, he attacks the attitudes on the ill and unfortun..." Read more of this review »
Rasma and 1 other person liked Tommy Carlson's review of Erewhon (Erewhon , #1):
Erewhon by Samuel Butler
"For some reason I no longer remember, I decided to read Edward Bulwer-Lytton's The Coming Race. It's a bit of utopian fiction that came out in 1871. It describes an adventurer stumbling onto an unknown civilization. The protagonist describes the p..." Read more of this review »
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Be Safe I Love You by Cara Hoffman
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Rasma and 6 other people liked Jake's review of The Complete Stories:
The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor
"Flannery O'Connor had a lot to be unhappy about. Dying of lupus in backwater Georgia. Or before that, being too-smart and too-ugly growing up in a time when Southern women were supposed to be seen and not heard. Or moving up North and feeling home..." Read more of this review »
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“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.”
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“The master said You must write what you see.
But what I see does not move me.
The master answered Change what you see.
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“At first I saw you everywhere.
Now only in certain things,
at longer intervals.”
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