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Julian Barnes’s “Flaubert’s Parrot”

Perhaps some of you who frequent our previews section will recall a rather disparaging post I wrote a few months ago on Barnes’s “The Sense Of An Ending,” which, though I do not claim was by any means a poor … Continue reading

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Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe”

It is a rare treat to be able to see the novel in its first form: stripped of pretense, its diction, and every convention we have come to regard with this form, there is nevertheless something very graceful in its … Continue reading

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