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A Fringe of Leaves
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"A harrowing tale of one woman's fight to overcome the bourgeois oppression of the husband who she was forced to... if I wanted to read a D. H. Lawrence novel, couldn't I just go read one? When White isn't at the peak of his style, his ideas become more noticeable. And that is no good for anyone." Nov 24, 2014 04:04PM

The Skin
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"Malaparte: I want to love him. His cynicism is tainted with just enough pain. His symbols are wonderful. But either he, or his translators, couldn't write their way through a college admissions essay." Oct 22, 2015 11:26AM

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"So far this is utter dreck. Why write a biography of Britain's greatest idealist, and then insist that he wasn't influenced by Hegel, *while discussing a book that obviously follows Hegel's categories precisely*? I know why, of course. Inglis doesn't understand Hegel." Jun 05, 2015 11:33AM

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